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Course Catalog 2008-2009 
Course Catalog 2008-2009 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HIST 238 - History of Medicine

Semester Offered: Second Semester
Credits (Range): 3 Hours
Attribute: 3 SS

New course added 10.13.2008.

This course introduces students to some major conceptual problems in the history of medicine. It focuses on critical problems, including medicalization, ethics, inequalities, and mind/body problems, both for their inherent interest, and as illustrations of the ways historians think about medicine. Students who want to study areas not covered in the assigned readings can do so in their term papers. Enrollment Limit: 30.
Instructor: J. Sadowsky

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