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Madness and civilization : a history of insanity in the Age of Reason

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Kirtland Community College Library RC 438 .F68 1988 30775305538747 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 067972110X
  • ISBN: 9780679721109
  • Physical Description: print
    xiii, 299 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1988, ©1965.

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General Note: Abridged translation of Folie et déraison: Histoire de la folie à l'âge classique.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: "Stultifera Navis" -- The great confinement -- The insane -- Passion and delirium -- Aspects of madness -- Doctors and patients -- The great fear -- The new division -- The birth of the asylum -- Conclusion.
Summary, etc.: Traces the literary, philosophical, and moral themes of madness as well as its social and theological impact in the sixteenth through eighteenth centuries.
Subject: Psychiatry History
Mental illness
Psychiatry History 1500-1800
Mental illness History 1500-1800
Mental Disorders history
Psychiatry history
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