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Fall 2012
Sep 21, 2021
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HIST 4680 - Social History of Health and Disease in Modern Canada (C)
This course explores the history of health and health care in Canada, with a focus on the late 19th and 20th centuries. Topics will include colonization, infectious disease, and Aboriginal health; the evolution of medical and nursing professions; the emergence of the modern hospital; mental health, psychiatry and the asylum; cancer; alternative therapies; childbirth; health and old age; and health and the state. Analytical categories of gender, race, ethnicity, class, and sexuality will run throughout the material. Prerequisite: written consent of department head.

6.0 Credit hours

Arts Course

History Department

Course Attributes:
History:Canadian, Honours Course - Arts, Humanities

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:     
      Faculty of Science
      Faculty of Engineering
      Faculty of Human Ecology
      College of Medicine
      Faculty of Management
      Faculty of Agric.and Food Sci.
      Faculty of Education
      Faculty of Architecture
      Faculty of Social Work
      College of Nursing
      School of Art
      Faculty of Graduate Studies
      College of Rehabilitation Sci
      School of Dental Hygiene
      Faculty of Music
      Faculty of Kines & Rec Mgmt
      Extended Education
      University 1
      Faculty of Env, Earth, & Res
      Faculty of Health Sciences
      Faculty of Arts
Must be enrolled in one of the following Campuses:     
      Main (Fort Garry & Bannatyne)

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