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HIST 042: The Body in Health and Disease - An Introduction to the History of Medicine

[4 units]

Overview of the history of western medicine from antiquity to the present. Covered topics include: the changing doctor-patient relationship; epidemics and public health; the rise of anatomy; the professionalization of doctors and surgeons; the medicalization of the body; hospitals and technology; race and gender; the social meanings of disease.

Pass/No Pass option. Discussion included.

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