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200X.002 Spring 2012 The Bancroft Library Press Room Course: "The Hand Printed Book in its Historical Context"

A one-semester, two-unit course open to both graduate and undergraduate students. There are no prerequisites but enrollment is limited to six and by consent of the instructor. Two sections are offered, Wednesday and Friday. Interested students should contact Les Ferriss at lesferriss@earthlink.net. Under the guidance of the instructor, students will examine and discuss original printed books from the Bancroft collections, ranging from 15th century to the present.

200X.001 Spring 2012 The Bancroft Library Press Room Course: "The Hand Printed Book in its Historical Context"

A one-semester, two-unit course open to both graduate and undergraduate students. There are no prerequisites but enrollment is limited to six and by consent of the instructor. Two sections are offered, Wednesday and Friday. Interested students should contact Les Ferriss at lesferriss@earthlink.net. Under the guidance of the instructor, students will examine and discuss original printed books from the Bancroft collections, ranging from 15th century to the present.

UCSF 217 Spring 2012 Interdisciplinary Readings: Anthropology, History, Sociology

This course examines different theories and research methods developed in anthropology, history and sociology to demonstrate how particular conceptual paradigms are adapted for use by different disciplines. Through comparative readings, this course traces the intellectual foundations of medical anthropology, history and sociology. Offered alternate years.

UCSF 200B Spring 2012 Introduction to the History of the Health Sciences

Continuation of 200A. This course presents a general survey from 1800 to the present, with the primary focus on Europe and the US. Topics include: the rise of scientific medicine; the significance of germ theory; the development of medical therapeutics and technologies; the growth of health care institutions; the evolution and specialization of the medical profession.

200X.001 Fall 2011 The Bancroft Library Press Room Course: "The Hand Printed Book in its Historical Context"

A one-semester, two-unit course open to both graduate and undergraduate students. There are no prerequisites but enrollment is limited to six and by consent of the instructor. Two sections are offered, Wednesday and Friday. Interested students should contact Les Ferriss at lesferriss@earthlink.net. Under the guidance of the instructor, students will examine and discuss original printed books from the Bancroft collections, ranging from 15th century to the present.

200X.002 Fall 2011 The Bancroft Library Press Room Course: "The Hand Printed Book in its Historical Context"

A one-semester, two-unit course open to both graduate and undergraduate students. There are no prerequisites but enrollment is limited to six and by consent of the instructor. Two sections are offered, Wednesday and Friday. Interested students should contact Les Ferriss at lesferriss@earthlink.net. Under the guidance of the instructor, students will examine and discuss original printed books from the Bancroft collections, ranging from 15th century to the present.

UCSF 201A Fall 2011 Disease and the Social Order from the Black Death to SARS

The course explores the comparative impact of disease upon European and North American societies. It will concentrate on the historical junctures at which diseases occurred; unravel the various levels of meaning which surrounded them in terms of their social, moral, and political interpretations; and analyze the patterns of response to them and discuss their historical consequences.

UCSF 200A Fall 2011 Introduction to History of Health Sciences I

General survey chronologically arranged from ancient times to 1800, with the primary focus on the Western world. This course presents the broad conceptual developments that in each period influenced the evolution of medical knowledge, the promotion of professional activities, and the experiences of illness and health.

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