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Archived Curricula Guide 2011–2012
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
TASOP5 Environmental History 0–10 ECTS
Organised by
Economic and Social History

Learning outcomes

To understand the basic features of the most important phenomena and research studies of economic and social history. Emphasis on the central and current problems of our time.


(a) Environmental Changes and Problems (5 ECTS, 3 cu)
(b) Urban Environment (5 ECTS, 3 cu)

Teaching methods

Lectures and exercises, a book exam or an essay negotiated with the teacher in charge of the course. Alternative literature must be negotiated with the teacher as well.

Teaching language


Modes of study


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

(a) Environmental Changes and Problems Ponting, Clive, A Green History of the World (1991 or later) and Tarr, J. A., The Search for the Ultimate Sink. Urban Pollution in Historical Perspective (1996 or later). (b) Urban Environment Hall, Peter, Cities in Civilization (1999) and alternatively either Juntto, Anneli, Asuntokysymys Suomessa Topeliuksesta tulopolitiikkaan (1990) or Harjula, Minna, Tehdaskaupungin takapihat (2003).

Further information

P2–P6 Perspectives into Economic and Social History, 20 ECTS, 15 cu
The courses P2-P6 consist of 20 ECTS altogether; one theme may consist of 10 ECTS (6 cu) at the most. Alternative literature or course may be negotiated with the teacher.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Economic and Social History, Basic Studies (Economic and Social History)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
School of Social Sciences and Humanities