Courses: Medicine, Magic and Miracles (HISTB231001)

Spring 2010

Class Number: 1197
I or III SO
Revised Course: An exploration of the history of health and disease,
healing and medical practice in the medieval period, emphasizing Dar
as-Islam and the Latin Christian West. Using methods from
intellectual cultural and social history, themes include: theories of
health and disease; varieties of medical practice; rationalities of
various practices; views of the body and disease; medical
practitioners. No previous course work in medieval history is
required. This is a writing intensive course. Cross listed with CSTS
B231. Enrollment limited to 15 students, with preference to majors
and minors.

Fulfills: Class Nbr: 1197 Div: I or III SO

Department

History (Web site)

Taught By

Truitt,Elly

Location

Bryn Mawr, TH111

Meeting Times

MW 10:00am-11:30am