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Outside the Walls of the Asylum free pdf This historical account of the care of insanity outside formal instruction explores key issues relating to the social history of madness from 1750 to the present day. These include women and the social construciton of madness, the boarding out of lunatics by poor law authorities, familial care and treatment of the insane and the practice of mental healing by general practitioners.

About Peter Bartlett

David P. Wright is associate professor of Hebrew Bible and ancient Near East at Brandeis University.

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Author : Peter Bartlett
Publisher : Continuum International Publishing Group - Athlone
Data Published : 01 May 1970
ISBN : 0485121476
EAN : 9780485121476
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 260 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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