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n/Nature? What is nature? Nature v. non-nature? According to whom? Why distinguish? Is there a difference? Implications for how we treat these categories? http://www.geosc.psu.edu/alumni/field_camp/images/1963/Berkeley_pit_sm.jpg http://www.prolitegear.com/prolitegear/images/large/ bucksikn_gultch_paria_wilderness_utah_1_lg.jpg
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Questions for Unit III: How have humans changed non-human nature? Are humans natural, too? Is there still nature in the unnatural? Is nature real or a social construction?
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Human modifications to “non-human” nature Vast topic!? Dialectic relationship? (culture ± – nature) Sub-themes (historical era, places, topics?)
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Topics/themes Fire Human migration and (re)settlement Neolithic revolution(s) http://www.idl.idaho.gov/bureau/FireMgt/pix2005/crown_fire.jpg http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/2/23/ Fertile_Crescent_map.png/488px-Fertile_Crescent_map.png
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How human transfer non-human nature? Industrialization Urbanization Disease http://cache.eb.com/eb/image?id=70779&rendTypeId=4 http://www.prb.org/images/e-10(largest_urban).gif
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Place: EX – Ithaca http://pix2.epodunk.com/histMap/ny/ny_hm_ithaca01.jpg
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