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Culture, Disease, and Healing

Human adaptations to disease and illness in prehistory and history, and across cultures. Medical systems considered as social and cultural systems related to social structure, religion, economics, and power. Topics include medical anthropology as a field of study, paleopathology, ecology and epidemiology of disease, theories of disease and healing, sorcery and witchcraft, public health and preventive medicine, anatomy and surgery, obstetrics and population control, pain and stress, emotional states, status and role of healers and patients.

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2015 Fall

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 6278 Tu
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Golomski,Casey CPLYSQRE
Session: Cont. Education Session 1
Class Dates: 09/11/2015 - 12/11/2015
Capacity: 30
Enrolled: 7
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre-req = ANTH 100 or 102 or 103 or 105 or 106
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