*Visual and Environmental Studies 166. North American Seacoasts and Landscapes, Discovery to Present: Seminar

Selected topics in the history of the North American coastal zone, including the seashore as wilderness, as industrial site, as area of recreation, and as artistic subject; the shape of coastal landscape for conflicting uses over time; and the perception of the seashore as marginal zone in literature, photography, film, television, and advertising.
Note: Offered jointly with the Graduate School of Design as HIS 4304. Interested students must meet with instructor during shopping week.
Prerequisite: VES 107 and VES 160, or permission of the instructor.


John Stilgoe







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Visual and Environmental Studies
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