Anthropocene: a historical perspective

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Anthropocene: a historical perspective
Contributors
Shulevitz-Rosado, Oriana (creator)
Brown University. Undergraduate Teaching and Research Awards (research program)
Jacobs, Nancy (advisor)
Doi
10.26300/przx-2h23
Date Created
2014-08-07
Abstract
The goal of this poster is to provide a snapshot of the themes and topics that will be discussed in Prof. Nancy Jacobs' class, HIST 1970G: "The Recent History of Life on Earth: The Anthropocene”. The Anthropocene is a geologic age brought about by humanity’s exploitation of fossil fuels; it is a classification of the effects humanity has had on Earth since the Industrial Revolution. This research will attempt to complicate the typical narrative of the Anthropocene, as well as place the Anthropocene, an inherently geological phenomenon, in a historical context.
Keywords
Anthropocene
Africa
Climate change
Enviornmental history
Global warming

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Shulevitz-Rosado, Oriana, "Anthropocene: a historical perspective" (2014). Summer Research Symposium. Brown Digital Repository. Brown University Library. https://doi.org/10.26300/przx-2h23

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