Inconvenient People: Lunacy, Liberty, and the Mad-Doctors in England

Inconvenient People: Lunacy, Liberty, and the Mad-Doctors in England

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The phenomenon of false allegations of mental illness is as old as our first interactions as human beings. Every one of us has described some other person as crazy or insane, and most all of us have had periods, moments at least, of madness. But it took the confluence of the law and medical science, mad-doctors, alienists, priests and barristers, to raise the matter to a level of “science,” capable of being used by conniving relatives, “designing families”… (more)


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Publisher: Counterpoint (June 01, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 480 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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