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- DescriptionThis 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.
- Author BiographyDavid P. Wright is associate professor of Hebrew Bible and ancient Near East at Brandeis University.
- Author(s)David Wright,Peter Bartlett
- PublisherBloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Date of Publication01/05/1970
- SubjectSocial Issues, Services & Welfare
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintContinuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight409 g
- Width140 mm
- Height216 mm
- Spine18 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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