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CS92PROD
American Food


HIST 135
Fall 2016 not offered
Crosslisting: ENVS 135, AMST 135
Certificates: Environmental Studies
Course Cluster: Health Studies

This course investigates topics in the history of food production from the colonial period to the present, with a special emphasis on the American contribution to the development of world food systems and cultures of consumption. Topics addressed include the production of agricultural commodities, development of national markets, mass production of food, industrialization of agriculture, and the recent emergence of organics, slow food, and local movements.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS HIST
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ENVS)(HIST-MN)

Last Updated on NOV-14-2019
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