Course: Environmental History of the Czech Rep.

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Course title Environmental History of the Czech Rep.
Course code KGG/EHCRE
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech, English
Status of course Compulsory-optional, Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
Lecturer(s)
  • Klapka Pavel, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Cource deals with environmental history of the Czech lands from prehistory till present. Emphasis is put on the interaction between man and their environment.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Lecture
  • Attendace - 20 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Exam - 50 hours per semester
  • Preparation for the Course Credit - 50 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
The objective of the course is to acquaint students with environmental history of the Czech lands from prehistory to present.
Recall basic temrs and events from the environmental history of the Czech lands.
Prerequisites
Knowledge within the scope of compulsory subjects that precede this subject in the study plan.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam, Seminar Work

nowledge in range of lectures and literature. Compulsory participation in seminars (2 absences are possible) Elaboration of given practical tasks.
Recommended literature
  • Baker, A. R. H., & Billinge, M. (1982). Period and place: research methods in historical geography. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Baker, A. R. H., & Gregory, D. (2010). Explorations in historical geography: interpretative essays. New York, N.Y: Cambridge University Press.
  • Baker, A. R. H. (2003). Geography and history: bridging the divide. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Bičík, I., Jeleček, L., Štěpánek, V. (2001). Land-Use Changes and their Social Driving Forces in Czechia in the 19th and 20th Centuries. , Land Use Policy 18 (1).
  • Butlin, R. A., & Dodgshon, R. A. (1998). An historical geography of Europe. Oxford: Clarendon Press.
  • Butlin, R. A. (1993). Historical geography: through the gates of space and time. London: Arnold.
  • Graham, B., Nash, C. eds. (2000). Modern Historical Geographies. Harlow : Pearson Education Ltd.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Science Regional Geography (2015) Geography courses - Winter