Customers and Patrons of the Mad-Trade: The Management of Lunacy in Eighteenth-Century London

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List of Illustrations Preface Acknowledgments Part 1. Managing Lunacy in Eighteenth-Century London 1. Customers, Patrons, and Their Mad-Doctor 2. A Rare Resource: John Monro's Case Book 3. Profiling Patients and Patterns of Practice 4. The Craft of Consultation: Managing Patients and Their Problems 5. Diagnosing the Mad 6. Religion, Madness, and the Case Book 7. Treating Patients and Getting Paid 8. Being Mad in Eighteenth-Century England: Patients' Views of Their Own Illnesses Part 2. John Monro's 1766 Case Book Notes Bibliography Index
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An important, nuanced, and fascinating account of the socio-cultural milieu that shaped and constituted the 18th-century mad-trade, centered around the clinical pratice of the most famous psychiatrist in 18th-century England.
Autor: Jonathan Andrews, Andrew Scull
Jonathan Andrews is Senior Lecturer in the School of Humanities, Oxford Brookes University. His publications include The History of Bethlem (1997) and "They're in the Trade of Lunacy" (1998). Andrew Scull, author of Social Order/ Mental Disorder (California, 1989; 1992) and The Most Solitary of Afflictions (1993), among other books, is Professor of Sociology at the University of California, San Diego. They are coauthors of Undertaker of the Mind (California, 2001), a wide-ranging study of the place of madness in eighteenth-century culture and society, seen through the prism of John Monro's life and career.

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Autor: Jonathan Andrews
ISBN-13 :: 9780520226609
ISBN: 0520226607
Erscheinungsjahr: 01.01.2003
Verlag: UNIV OF CALIFORNIA PR
Gewicht: 689g
Seiten: 352
Sprache: Englisch
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Sonstiges: Buch, 241x157x28 mm
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