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FOLK 145 401 Comparative Medicine

Steven Feierman
Lecture: Monday, Wednesday 11:00 - 12:00 noon

Cross-listed with: HSOC 145, HSSC 145, STSC 145
DISTRIBUTION: HISTORY & TRADITION  (Class of '09 and earlier)

This course focuses on health and healing in the colonial and post-colonial world. We give special attention to local healing under condition of domination to definitions of the body and the person in biomedicine and in non-European healing traditions and to the political and cultural place of medicine in regions which have experienced colonial rule.

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