Courses: Medicine, Magic & Miracles (CSTSB231001)

Spring 2013

Class Number: 1398
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.
Div: I or III; Haverford: Social Science (SO)
Enrollment Limit: 20; Crosslisted with HIST B231;

Fulfills: Class Nbr: 1398 Div: I or III; SO


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Meeting Times

TTH 2:15pm-3:45pm