ENV 793a/EVST 473/ANTH 773 () / 2021-2022

Climate Change, Societal Collapse, and Resilience

Credits: 3
Fall 2021: Th, 3:30-5:20, Yale College, tbd


Collapse documented in the archaeological and early historical records of the Old and New Worlds, including Mesopotamia, Mesoamerica, the Andes, and Europe. Analysis of politicoeconomic vulnerabilities, resiliencies, and adaptations in the face of abrupt climate change, anthropogenic environmental degradation, resource depletion, “barbarian” incursions, or class conflict.