HIST 170 - Plagues and Peoples in Human History

Description
Lecture (3 credit hours) Death stalks us all. Using William McNeill's classic "Plagues and Peoples in History," this course will examine and effects of major epidemics and diseases in human history (e.g., plague, smallpox, measles, typhuis, AIDS, and the like), including how both professionals and ordinary people sought to explain and deal with these rampaging maladies. Notes: This course satisfies the College of Arts & Sciences Group B: History & Cultural Change Breadth Requirement. Satisfies University "History & Cultural Change" Breadth requirement.
Credits
3
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Recent Semesters
Spring 2019
Offered
MWF
Avg. Class Size
40
Avg. Sections
2