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Epidemics in Western Society Since 1600

        

Epidemics in Western Society Since 1600

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"This course consists of an international analysis of the impact of epidemic diseases on western society and culture from the bubonic plague to HIV/AIDS and the recent experience of SARS and swine flu. Leading themes include: infectious disease and its impact on society; the development of public health measures; the role of medical ethics; the genre of plague literature; the social reactions of mass hysteria and violence; the rise of the germ theory of disease; the development of tropical... More
Material Type: Online Course
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: June 12, 2012
Date Modified in MERLOT: November 19, 2013
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Submitter: Cathy Swift

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Primary Audience: College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Download all course material from this site.
Language: English
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States

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