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HIST 249 Health and the Healer in Western History (3 credits)

Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)


History : The natural history of health and disease and the development of the healing arts, from antiquity to the beginning of modern times. The rise of "western" medicine. Health and healing as gradually evolving aspects of society and culture.

Terms: Fall 2012

Instructors: Faith Wallis, Thomas Andreas Schlich (Fall)

  • Restriction: Not open to students who took HIST 349 prior to Winter 2006.

  • Note: Also available to first-year medical students in their options program.