Course Catalog - 2017-2018

     

HIST 376 - CARIBBEAN NATURAL DISASTER

Long Title: NATURAL DISASTERS IN THE CARIBBEAN
Department: History
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 3
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: Natural disasters have had a profound impact on the Caribbean. This course examines how hurricanes, earthquakes, and volcanic eruptions affected aspects of the region's economy, political system, and social structure from colonial times to the present. Also explores opportunities these disasters presented for strengthening local institutions and promoting development.