History 241 (201) Health, Illness and Medicine (II): The Modern World from 1750 to the Present

Instructor(s)

Term

2

Course Level

Undergraduate

Credits

3

Description

Western medicine from 1750 to the present, with a focus on social and cultural ideas surrounding the body, health and disease, and the development of medical institutions. In addition, HIST 241 will introduce students to the methods of historical practice, including primary-source analysis, historical writing, library and research skills, and public history.

Poster