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.
Publishing status: Current
Item #: 1948776
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