FL_10-4 – Hurricane Katrina race, class and marginalization - outline

FL_10-4 – Hurricane Katrina race, class and marginalization - outline

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Blackboard Harvard Project Implicit site : https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/ Bruce: Tenure terminology reference. Students aren’t responsible for all terms WR questions posted Today: 1. Review discussion of Hurricane Katrina in terms of EH 2. Expand on our understanding of env hist as an analytical approach: Merchant 3. Consider the significance of race and other categories of identity in the context of Katrina Review 1) Hurricane Katrina : Why was it such a disaster? / Why so unprepared? 2) Environmental history of New Orleans : Worster’s analytical framework : social , cultural, environmental processes Site and situation 18 th -19 th centuries : city expansion primarily on natural levees Plantation agriculture: reclamation, slavery, exports New Orleans : trade, growth, cultural mixing, Jim Crow 20 th century : city expansion into low ground
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FL_10-4 – Hurricane Katrina race, class and marginalization - outline

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