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The Resource Inconvenient people : lunacy, liberty and the mad-doctors in Victorian England, Sarah Wise

Inconvenient people : lunacy, liberty and the mad-doctors in Victorian England, Sarah Wise

Label
Inconvenient people : lunacy, liberty and the mad-doctors in Victorian England
Title
Inconvenient people
Title remainder
lunacy, liberty and the mad-doctors in Victorian England
Statement of responsibility
Sarah Wise
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
12 separate stories of contested lunacy cases, ranging from the 1820s to the 1890s, reveal the various types of persons who came under threat of incarceration, the support that their plight aroused in the public mind and the newspapers, and doctors' shifting arguments about what constituted insanity
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wise, Sarah
Dewey number
  • 362.2'0941'09034
  • 362.20941
  • 362.20941
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mentally ill
  • Insanity (Law)
  • Psychiatry
  • Great Britain
  • Health and Wellbeing
Label
Inconvenient people : lunacy, liberty and the mad-doctors in Victorian England, Sarah Wise
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London: Bodley Head, 2012
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9780099541868
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xxii, 473 pages
Isbn
9780099541868
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white), map (black and white)
Label
Inconvenient people : lunacy, liberty and the mad-doctors in Victorian England, Sarah Wise
Publication
Note
Originally published: London: Bodley Head, 2012
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
9780099541868
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
xxii, 473 pages
Isbn
9780099541868
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (black and white), map (black and white)

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