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The Resource The confinement of the insane : international perspectives, 1800-1965, edited by Roy Porter and David Wright

The confinement of the insane : international perspectives, 1800-1965, edited by Roy Porter and David Wright

Label
The confinement of the insane : international perspectives, 1800-1965
Title
The confinement of the insane
Title remainder
international perspectives, 1800-1965
Statement of responsibility
edited by Roy Porter and David Wright
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
IT-FiEUI
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-2002
  • 1965-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Porter, Roy
  • Wright, David
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Psychiatric hospitals
  • Psychiatric hospitals
  • Commitment of Mentally Ill
  • Mentally ill
  • Mentally ill
Label
The confinement of the insane : international perspectives, 1800-1965, edited by Roy Porter and David Wright
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Insanity, institutions and society : the case of the Robben Island Lunatic Asylum, 1846-1910 / Harriet Deacon -- The confinement of the insane in Switzerland, 1900-1970 : Cery (Vaud) and Bel-Air (Geneva) asylums / Jacques Gasser and Geneviève Heller -- Family strategies and medical power : 'voluntary' committal in a Parisian asylum, 1876-1914 / Patricia E. Prestwich -- The confinement of the insane in Victorian Canada : the Hamilton and Toronto asylums, c. 1861-1891 / David Wright, James Moran and Sean Gouglas -- Passage to the asylum : the role of the police in committals of the insane in Victoria, Australia, 1848-1900 / Catharine Coleborne -- The Wittenauer Heilstätten in Berlin : a case record study of psychiatric patients in Germany, 1919-1960 / Andrea Dörries and Thomas Beddies -- Curative asylum, custodial hospital : the South Carolina Lunatic Asylum and State Hospital, 1828-1920 / Peter McCandless -- The state, family, and the insane in Japan, 1900-1945 / Akihito Suzuki -- The limits of psychiatric reform in Argentina, 1890-1946 / Jonathan D. Ablard -- Becoming mad in revolutionary Mexico : mentally ill patients at the General Insane Asylum, Mexico, 1910-1930 / Cristina Rivera-Garza -- Psychiatry and confinement in India / Sanjeev Jain -- Confinement and colonialism in Nigeria / Jonathan Sadowsky -- 'Ireland's crowded madhouses' : the institutional confinement of the insane in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Ireland / Elizabeth Malcolm -- The administration of insanity in England 1800 to 1870 / Elaine Murphy
Control code
FIEb16181712
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 371 pages
Isbn
9780521802062
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)50476633
Label
The confinement of the insane : international perspectives, 1800-1965, edited by Roy Porter and David Wright
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Insanity, institutions and society : the case of the Robben Island Lunatic Asylum, 1846-1910 / Harriet Deacon -- The confinement of the insane in Switzerland, 1900-1970 : Cery (Vaud) and Bel-Air (Geneva) asylums / Jacques Gasser and Geneviève Heller -- Family strategies and medical power : 'voluntary' committal in a Parisian asylum, 1876-1914 / Patricia E. Prestwich -- The confinement of the insane in Victorian Canada : the Hamilton and Toronto asylums, c. 1861-1891 / David Wright, James Moran and Sean Gouglas -- Passage to the asylum : the role of the police in committals of the insane in Victoria, Australia, 1848-1900 / Catharine Coleborne -- The Wittenauer Heilstätten in Berlin : a case record study of psychiatric patients in Germany, 1919-1960 / Andrea Dörries and Thomas Beddies -- Curative asylum, custodial hospital : the South Carolina Lunatic Asylum and State Hospital, 1828-1920 / Peter McCandless -- The state, family, and the insane in Japan, 1900-1945 / Akihito Suzuki -- The limits of psychiatric reform in Argentina, 1890-1946 / Jonathan D. Ablard -- Becoming mad in revolutionary Mexico : mentally ill patients at the General Insane Asylum, Mexico, 1910-1930 / Cristina Rivera-Garza -- Psychiatry and confinement in India / Sanjeev Jain -- Confinement and colonialism in Nigeria / Jonathan Sadowsky -- 'Ireland's crowded madhouses' : the institutional confinement of the insane in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Ireland / Elizabeth Malcolm -- The administration of insanity in England 1800 to 1870 / Elaine Murphy
Control code
FIEb16181712
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvii, 371 pages
Isbn
9780521802062
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)50476633

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