Epidemics from the Black Death to AIDS

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Explores the demographic, social and cultural changes brought by epidemic disease from the 14th century to the 21st century. Topics include The Black Death, syphilis in society and literature, smallpox and the Aztec conquest, cholera and the industrial cities, investigation of the influenza viruses and the emergence and early history of AIDS.


Undergraduate course in History offered by the Department of History in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer Fall Spring

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