Jun 30, 2022  
University of Alberta Calendar 2019-2020 
    
University of Alberta Calendar 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

KSR 504 - The History of Nature, Parks, and Travel


★ 3 (fi 6) (either term, 0-3s-0) Examines history at the crossroads of nature, parks, and travel. It concerns the formation of ideas about nature expressed through leisure. Topics include: adventure, exploration, national parks, wildlife conservation, mountaineering, canoeing, wilderness art, recreation, youth movements, urban parks, holidays, cultural heritage, and tourism. Attention is given to the study of Canadian life in the 19th and 20th centuries, along with international tangents. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KSR 504, KRLS 504 or PERLS 504.