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Victorian lunacy : Richard M. Bucke and the practice of late nineteenth-century psychiatry

Author: S E D Shortt
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1986.
Series: Cambridge history of medicine.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This 1986 book explores the theory and practice of late nineteenth-century psychiatry.

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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Richard Maurice Bucke; Richard Maurice Bucke; Richard Maurice Bucke; Richard Maurice Bucke
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: S E D Shortt
ISBN: 0521309999 9780521309998
OCLC Number: 12808338
Description: xvi, 207 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: List of tables; List of illustrations; Preface; Abbreviations; Note on primary sources; Introduction; 1. The topography of a Victorian medical life; 2. The human ecology of the London Asylum; 3. Toward a secular physiology of mind; 4. The social genesis of etiological speculation; 5. Treatment tactics and professional aspirations; Epilogue; Notes; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge history of medicine.
Responsibility: S.E.D. Shortt.
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