Health, Medicine and Society
Examines the rise of modern Western medicine since 1850 and its impact, with a particular emphasis on Britain and its colonies. Topics include public health, hospitals, nursing, psychiatry, sexual health, reproductive health, child health, tuberculosis, medicine and war, and alternative medicines.
For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for HISTORY 210.
Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later.
Coordinator(s) Professor Linda Bryder
Coursework + exam
HISTORY 210: 15 points
15 points at Stage I in History and 30 points passed, or SOCSCIPH 200 and 30 points passed, or HLTHSOC 100 and 30 points passed