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Author Scull, Andrew T
Title The insanity of place, the place of insanity : essays on the history of psychiatry / Andrew Scull
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2006
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  RC438 S437 2006    AVAILABLE    30530000823930
Descript vi, 246 p. ; 24 cm
Series Routledge studies in cultural history ; 2
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-238) and index
Musings about madness -- The insanity of place -- A failure to communicate? On the reception of Foucault's Histoire de la folie by Anglo-American historians -- Madfolk and their keepers : Roy Potter and the history of psychiatry -- The mad-doctor and his craft -- Museums of madness revisited -- Blinded by biology -- "Nobody's fault?" : mental health policy in modern America -- Psychiatry and social control in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries -- Psychiatric therapeutics and the historian -- "A chance to cut is a chance to cure" : sexual surgery for psychosis in three nineteenth-century societies -- Focal sepsis and psychosis : the career of Thomas Chivers Graves (1883-1964)
Subject Psychiatry -- History
Social psychiatry -- History
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