The Resource Masters of Bedlam : the Transformation of the Mad-Doctoring Trade, (electronic resource)

Masters of Bedlam : the Transformation of the Mad-Doctoring Trade, (electronic resource)

Label
Masters of Bedlam : the Transformation of the Mad-Doctoring Trade
Title
Masters of Bedlam
Title remainder
the Transformation of the Mad-Doctoring Trade
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Through an examination of the fascinating lives and careers of a series of nineteenth-century ""mad-doctors, "" Masters of Bedlam provides a unique perspective on the creation of the modern profession of psychiatry, taking us from the secret and shady practices of the trade in lunacy, through the utopian expectations that were aroused by the lunacy reform movement, to the dismal realities of the barracks-asylums--those Victorian museums of madness within which most nineteenth-century alienists found themselves compelled to practice. Across a century that spans the period from an unref
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
616.89/00941/09034
Index
no index present
LC call number
RC450.G7
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Princeton Legacy Library
Label
Masters of Bedlam : the Transformation of the Mad-Doctoring Trade, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Cover; Contents
Antecedent source
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • 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
Control code
ocn884012736
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (376 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400864409
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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22573/ctt73759z
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b33101802
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)884012736
  • jstordda1400864402

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