HSTR 132

Disease, Medicine and Society, 1500-present

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Formerly: HIST 263

Surveys Western medicine from the Renaissance to the present. Topics include the evolution of medical professions, anatomical learning, the introduction of germ theory, and key developments in disease treatment and technology.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of HSTR 132, HSTR 355, HIST 263, HIST 264, HIST 265 (if taken in the same topic).

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

Summer Fall Spring

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