The Art of Asylum-Keeping (inbunden)
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Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
424
Utgivningsdatum
1994-04-01
Förlag
University of Pennsylvania Press
Illustrationer
19 illus.
Dimensioner
228 x 153 x 23 mm
Vikt
572 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
xxxv, 387 p. :
ISBN
9780812215397
The Art of Asylum-Keeping (inbunden)

The Art of Asylum-Keeping

Thomas Story Kirkbride and the Origins of American Psychiatry

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The Art of Asylum-Keeping is a social history of medical practice in a private nineteenth-century asylum, the Pennsylvania Hospital for the Insane in Philadelphia. It recreates everyday life in the asylum and explores its social, as well as its scientific, legitimation.
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