The Resource Attending madness : at work in the Australian colonial asylum, Lee-Ann Monk

Attending madness : at work in the Australian colonial asylum, Lee-Ann Monk

Label
Attending madness : at work in the Australian colonial asylum
Title
Attending madness
Title remainder
at work in the Australian colonial asylum
Statement of responsibility
Lee-Ann Monk
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'He is what we would call a very good attendant, who would not run away or flinch from any patient, but would try to have his orders carried out if possible'. Such was the view of William Coady, attendant to the insane in the British settler colony of Victoria, Australia in the 1870s. This book is a history of William Coady's occupation, a history asylum work and workers in nineteenth-century Australia. It considers not only who attendants were and why they worked in the asylum, but also how they and others variously defined 'the very good attendant'. Colonial asylum advocates imagined the atten
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
362.21
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC451.A8
LC item number
M66 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
  • Clio medica,
  • The Wellcome series in the history of medicine
Series volume
84
Label
Attending madness : at work in the Australian colonial asylum, Lee-Ann Monk
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1 'An Asylum for the Safe Custod yand Proper Treatment of the Insane'; 2 'A Proper Man to Have Charge of Lunatics'; 3 'We Have Always Conducted Ourselves Independently'; 4 Artisans of Reason; 5 Proper Instructions: Excellent Attendants; 6 'A Different Class of Attendants'; 7 'You Have to be Firm and Determined with Them'; 8 'Some of Us are Married Men and Have Families'; 9 'I Would Not Give an Ounce of Practical Experience for a Pound of Theory'; Select Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn277005747
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (266 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781435677678
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35656025
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)277005747
  • pebcs1435677676

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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