This course is discontinued

Syllabus/achievement requirements

Reading for day one:

Tosh, John (2010 (1984)). The Pursuit of History. Aims, Methods and new Directions in the Study of Modern History. Harlow: Pearson, pp. 1-28.

Duffin. J. (2004). Lovers and Livers. Disease Concepts in History. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, pp. 1-36.

Brandt, A. M., & Gardner, M. (2000). The golden age of Medicine? In R. Cooter & J. Pickstone (Eds.), Companion to Medicine i the Twentieth Century (pp. 21-37). London and New York: Routledge.

Reading for day two:

Barnes, D. S. (2010). Targeting Patient Zero In F. Condrau & M. Worboys (Eds.), Tuberculosis then and now: Perspectives on the History of an Infectious Disease (pp. 49-71). Montreal: McGill-Queens University Press.

Condrau, F. (2010). Beyond the total institution: Towards a Re-Interpretation of the Tuberculosis Sanatorium. In F. Condrau & M. Worboys (Eds.), Tuberculosis then and now: Perspectives on the History of an Infectious Disease (pp. 49-71). Montreal: McGill-Queens University Press.

Johnston, W. D. (1994). Tuberculosis. In K. F. Kiple (Ed.), The Cambridge World History of Human Disease (pp. 1059-1068). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Koch, R. (1882). The aetiology of tuberculosis. In: Carter, K. C. (Ed.). (1987). Essays of Robert Koch. Translated by K. Codell Carter. New York: Greenwood Press.

Suggested additional reading:

Dubos, R. J., Dubos, J. The white plague: tuberculosis, man, and society. (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press 1987).

Jan Golinski, Making Natural Knowledge. Constructivism and the History of Science (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998).

Frank Huisman, and John Harley Warner, eds., Locating Medical History. The Stories and Their Meanings (Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004).

John V. Pickstone, Ways of Knowing: A New History of Science, Technology and Medicine (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000).

Roy Porter, ed. The Cambridge History of Medicine (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006).

Charles E. Rosenberg, and Janet Golden, eds., Framing Disease: Studies in Cultural History (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 1992).

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