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2106: Pandemics

This course focuses on anthropological, archaeological, and historical perspectives on the impact of infectious disease epidemics on culture and society through history and across cultures. Ancient and medieval examples may include Egypt, Greece, Byzantium, and China, including the 14th century Black Death. Examples from the modern era may include the destruction of Native American populations by European contact, the 1918 Spanish flu, the 2003 SARS pandemic, and the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic.
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Section 001