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Lunatic Hospitals in Georgian England, 17501830

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Lunatic Hospitals in Georgian England, 17501830 by Smith; Leonard, 9780415375160
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  • ISBN: 9780415375160 | 0415375169
  • Cover: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 6/7/2007
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Lunatic Hospitals in Georgian England constitutes the first comprehensive study of the philanthropic asylum system in Georgian England. Using original research and drawing upon a wide range of expertise on the history of mental health this book demonstrates the crucial role of the lunatic hospitals in the early development of a national system of psychiatric institutions. These hospitals were to form an essential historical link in the emergence of a national system of institutional provision for mentally disordered people. They provided important prototypes for the subsequent development of a network of state-sponsored lunatic asylums during the nineteenth century. This is an impressive volume which covers various areas including: the provincial lunatic hospitals managing the hospital managing the insane. This book will interest specialist historians as well as mental health professionals and people interested in local and regional studies.

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