Mind forg'd manacles : history of madness in England from Restoration to the Regency (paper)

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Language: Anglais
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432 p. · 19.8x12.8 cm · Paperback
An exploration of the attitudes towards, and treatments for, madness in the age before the mass asylum and the emergence of the psychiatric profession. It explores early social policy towards the insane and how this led to the piecemeal development of lunatic asylums.