Infectious Disease: Global History

HIST Q240
3.00 crs.

Knowledge-Values Courses: History II: Modern World 

This course explores the global history of infectious disease as a social, political, biological, and environmental phenomenon. Focusing on a select number of paradigmatic diseases - smallpox, bubonic plague, malaria, syphilis, cholera, influenza, leprosy, HIV/AIDS, and ebola - we look at infectious disease from a variety of geographical, chronological, and methodological purposes.

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