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DST 500

A History of Madness

Where do diverse concepts of "madness" come from? How have these ideas changed over time? How have "mad people" interpreted their own experiences? This course will be in the tradition of social history from "below". It will survey the social medical, political, economic, cultural and religious factors that have influenced interpretations of what it means to be "mad" from ancient time to the present.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
Liberal Studies: UL






DST 504

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