Faculty of Arts


HISTORY 210

Health, Medicine and Society


Description

Examines the rise of modern Western medicine since 1850 and its impact on public health, with a particular emphasis on Britain and its colonies. Topics include psychiatry, sexual health, reproductive health, child health, tuberculosis, medicine and war, nursing and alternative medicines.

Availability 2012

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Professor Linda Bryder

Assessment

Coursework + exam

Points

HISTORY 210: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

30 points at Stage I in History or Social Science for Public Health, or any 60 points passed, or 15 points at Stage I in History and either ASIAN 100 or MĀORI 130

Restrictions

HISTORY 367


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