ANTH 121: Ethnomedicine
Provides knowledge of medical systems cross culturally including the three ancient literary systems (Chinese, Ayurvedic, Greco-Arabic), shamanism, folk medicine, and biomedicine. Readings focus on the beliefs and organization of each system, types of practitioners, types of sicknesses treated, and how anthropologists research and understand these phenomena.
Prerequisite: ANTH 001 or ANTH 120 . Pass/No Pass option.
Fall 2019 course scheduling information
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