INSTRUCTOR: Brian Caton (History)
This course introduces students to the field of Indian environmental history through a set of readings, site visits, and practical work. The first half of the course will be based in the Delhi metro area, including visits to the Yamuna River, the Aravalli Biodiversity Park, and the Okhla Bird Sanctuary. Here, students will carry out research that will result in the production of a short paper. The second half of the course will include visits to the abandoned fortress city of Fatehpur Sikri, the Ranthambore Tiger Reserve, and several sites in and around the city of Udaipur.