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    Apr 22, 2024  
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ANTH 357 - Medical Anthropology


The medical systems of indigenous peoples are analyzed cross-culturally from the perspectives of epidemiology, symbolism, history and political economy. Topics will include the development of medical anthropology, the medical traditions of Ayurvedic, humoral, shamanic and biomedical practitioners, theories of cause and cure, and applied practice. This course is recommended for pre-health and social science majors.

Credits: 3

Clock Hours - (Lect-Lab): (3-0)