An essay by Dipesh Chakrabarty, The University of Chicago titled ‘The Climate of History: Four Theses’ that discusses the link between human history and climate change. The reading discusses the environmental history of the planet, the ‘Anthropocene’ and how humans have become geological agents with respect to climate change. Chakrabarty presents four arguments in his essay.
Students will learn about the ‘Anthropocene’ and the link between environmental history and human history. They will further understand the relationship between global histories of capital and the species history of humans.
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|The Climate of History: Four Theses
|Topic(s) in Discipline
|History, Cultural Studies, Anthropocene, Environmental History
|Climate and the Anthroposphere, Climate and Society
|Type of tool
|Dipesh Chakrabarty The Climate of History: Four Theses Critical Inquiry (Vol 35 No. 2)
|Faculty of Law, University of Victoria, Canada