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Water Use in History
Since ancient times, ingenuity has enabled humans to adapt to life even in hostile environments. The most important factor was successful management of the water resources for agriculture, urban supply, and industry. Starting in the third millennium BCE, we use case studies from Mesopotamia, the Roman Empire, the Middle East, and Europe to explore the hydraulic technologies employed, and to assess past and present social, political, economic, and environmental implications of water management and mismanagement.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
Liberal Studies: UL
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