HIST 452 Topics in Pre-Modern Medicine (3 credits)

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


History : The history of the evolution of ideas about the human body, disease and therapeutics and the diverse practices of medicine in Western Europe in the 16th and 17th centuries, with particular attention to their social, political, cultural and religious context.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2015-2016 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2015-2016 academic year.

  • Prerequisites: HIST 214 or HIST 249 and a 300-level course in History or permission of instructor.

  • Priority is given to students in Honours History, students registered for the Minor in Social Studies of Medicine, and graduate students in History, Medical Anthropology, and Medical Sociology