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HIST 240 (TH) Introduction to the History of Western Medicine(1)

This course offers a survey of the development of Western medicine from the French Enlightenment to the present. Topics include gender and medicine, the social construction of disease, medicine and the state, and medicine and death.

Mode of Inquiry: Thinking Historically; Death Cluster

  • Offering: Annually
  • Instructor: Jackson