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MADNESS IN CIVILIZATION: A Cultural History of Insanity from the Bible to Freud, from the Madhouse to Modern Medicine

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MADNESS IN CIVILIZATION: A Cultural History of Insanity from the Bible to Freud, from the Madhouse to Modern Medicine

This volume takes readers from antiquity to today, painting a vivid and often harrowing portrait of the different ways that cultures around the world have interpreted and responded to the seemingly irrational, psychotic, and insane. Explores the manifestations and meanings of madness, its challenges and consequences, and our varied responses to it. Photos, many in color.

Format: Paperbound
Pages: 448
Publisher: Princeton
Publishing status: Current
ISBN: 9780691173443
Item #: 1948776

Published at $24.95 Your Price $19.95 (Save $5)

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