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Lunatics, imbeciles, and idiots : a history of insanity in nineteenth-century Britain and Ireland

Author: Kathryn M Burtinshaw; John R F Burt
Publisher: Barnsley, South Yorkshire : Pen and Sword History, an imprint of Pen and Sword Books Ltd, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A fascinating insight into the development of nineteenth-century asylums in Great Britain and Ireland, including the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn M Burtinshaw; John R F Burt
ISBN: 9781473879034 1473879035
OCLC Number: 973915645
Description: 248 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Lunatic ancestors --
The pre-nineteenth century setting --
Lunacy legislation in Great Britain and Ireland --
English asylums in the nineteenth century --
Welsh asylums nineteenth century --
Scottish asylums in the nineteenth century --
Irish asylums in the nineteenth century --
The Channel Islands --
The Isle of Man --
Life in the asylum --
Asylum staff --
The criminal lunatic --
Imbeciles and idiots --
Epilepsy --
General Paralysis of the Insane (GPI) --
Puerperal insanity --
Suicide --
Diagnoses and causes --
Treatments --
Biographies.
Responsibility: Kathryn M. Burtinshaw and John R.F. Burt.

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