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The Resource Mad tales from the Raj : colonial psychiatry in South Asia, 1800-58, Waltraud Ernst, (electronic resource)

Mad tales from the Raj : colonial psychiatry in South Asia, 1800-58, Waltraud Ernst, (electronic resource)

Label
Mad tales from the Raj : colonial psychiatry in South Asia, 1800-58
Title
Mad tales from the Raj
Title remainder
colonial psychiatry in South Asia, 1800-58
Statement of responsibility
Waltraud Ernst
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This revised and enlarged reprint provides a comprehensive assessment of the British response to mental illness among both colonizers and the colonized during the East India Company's rule in India.--
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1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ernst, Waltraud
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Cambridge Social Sciences eBooks
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychiatric hospitals
  • British
  • Mentally ill
  • Mental health policy
  • Psychoanalysis and colonialism
  • Psychiatry
  • Mental health policy
  • India
Label
Mad tales from the Raj : colonial psychiatry in South Asia, 1800-58, Waltraud Ernst, (electronic resource)
Link
https://eui.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://www.cambridge.org/core/product/identifier/9781843318972/type/BOOK
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Colonizing the mind -- Madness and the politics of colonial rule -- Ideological positions -- Bureaucracy, corruption and public opinion -- The sick, the poor and the mad -- Administrative reforms and legal provision -- The institutions -- The role of institutionalization -- Towards uniformity -- Inside the institutions -- The medical profession -- The search for fortune and professional recognition -- The medicalization of madness -- The subordination of "native" medicine -- Medicine and empire -- The patients -- "Highly irregular conduct" and "neglect of duty" -- "Drawn very much from the same class" -- A passage from India -- The changing fortunes of asylum inmates -- Being insane in British India -- Medical theories and practices -- Popular images and medical concepts -- "Moral" therapy, "mental" illness, and "physical" derangement -- Diagnostics and therapeutic practice -- Aetiology and prognosis -- Treatment -- The question of "non-restraint" -- Social discrimination, racial prejudice and medical concepts -- East is East, and West is best -- Conclusion: "Mad dogs and Englishmen -- "
Control code
CR9781843318972
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 155 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9781843318811
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)741612991
Label
Mad tales from the Raj : colonial psychiatry in South Asia, 1800-58, Waltraud Ernst, (electronic resource)
Link
https://eui.idm.oclc.org/login?url=https://www.cambridge.org/core/product/identifier/9781843318972/type/BOOK
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Colonizing the mind -- Madness and the politics of colonial rule -- Ideological positions -- Bureaucracy, corruption and public opinion -- The sick, the poor and the mad -- Administrative reforms and legal provision -- The institutions -- The role of institutionalization -- Towards uniformity -- Inside the institutions -- The medical profession -- The search for fortune and professional recognition -- The medicalization of madness -- The subordination of "native" medicine -- Medicine and empire -- The patients -- "Highly irregular conduct" and "neglect of duty" -- "Drawn very much from the same class" -- A passage from India -- The changing fortunes of asylum inmates -- Being insane in British India -- Medical theories and practices -- Popular images and medical concepts -- "Moral" therapy, "mental" illness, and "physical" derangement -- Diagnostics and therapeutic practice -- Aetiology and prognosis -- Treatment -- The question of "non-restraint" -- Social discrimination, racial prejudice and medical concepts -- East is East, and West is best -- Conclusion: "Mad dogs and Englishmen -- "
Control code
CR9781843318972
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 155 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9781843318811
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)741612991

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