Lunatic Hospitals in Georgian England, 1

Lunatic Hospitals in Georgian England, 1
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419,- 419,-
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Kopisperre Teknisk DRM
Filformat ePUB
Utgivelsesår 2013
Forlag Taylor and Francis
Språk Engelsk
ISBN 9781134187775
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Om Lunatic Hospitals in Georgian England

Lunatic Hospitals in Georgian England, 1750-1830 constitutes the first comprehensive study of the philanthropic asylum system in Georgian England. Using original research and drawing upon a wide range of expertise on the history of mental health this book demonstrates the crucial role of the lunatic hospitals in the early development of a national system of psychiatric institutions. These hospitals were to form an essential historical link in the emergence of a national system of institutional provision for mentally disordered people. They provided important prototypes for the subsequent development of a network of state-sponsored lunatic asylums during the nineteenth century. This is an impressive volume which covers various areas including:the provincial lunatic hospitalsmanaging the hospitalmanaging the insane.This book will interest specialist historians as well as mental health professionals and people interested in local and regional studies.


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