Author Dowbiggin, Ian Robert, 1952-
Title Keeping America sane : Psychiatry and eugenics in the United States and Canada, 1880-1940 / Ian Robert Dowbiggin
Imprint Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 1997
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Modern History Library  616.89 D744    AVAILABLE    30550100263050
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  RA790.5 D744 1997    AVAILABLE    30530000705574
Descript xvi, 245 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Cornell studies in the history of psychiatry
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
An exodus of enthusiasm : psychiatry in Canada and the United States, 1880-1920 -- A confusing wildness of recommendations : G. Alder Blumer, eugenics, and U.S. psychiatry, 1880-1940 -- Keeping this young country sane : C.K. Clarke, eugenics, and Canadian psychiatry, 1890-1940 -- A question of public health : psychiatry, eugenics, and immigration in the United States, 1880-1925 -- Conclusion : reflections on the history of eugenics
Subject Mental illness -- Prevention -- Government policy -- United States
Eugenics -- United States
Mental illness -- Prevention -- Government policy -- Canada
Eugenics -- Canada