HPS319H1: History of Medicine II

Hours

24L/10T

This course examines the development of medicine from the seventeenth to the twentieth century. It focuses on the historical development of western medicine in relation to societies, politics and culture and considers topics such as changing views of the body, the development of medical institutions such as hospitals, asylums and laboratories, the diversifies world of healing and the place of visual and material culture in the production and dissemination of medical knowledge.

Prerequisite
First-year students must have instructor's approval
Exclusion
Distribution Requirements
Humanities
Breadth Requirements
Society and its Institutions (3)
Mode of Delivery
In Class