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Irish Insanity, 1800-2000

Irish Insanity, 1800-2000

Irish Insanity, 1800-2000( )
Editor: Brennan, Damien
Series title:Routledge Advances in Sociology Ser.
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $145.00
Book Description:

The national public asylum system in Ireland was established during the early nineteenth century and continued to operate up to the close of the twentieth century. These asylums / mental hospitals were a significant physical and social feature of Irish communities. They were used intensively and provided a convenient form of institutional intervention to manage a host of social problems.

Irish Insanity identifies the long-term trends in institutional residency through...
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Detailed Subjects: Medical / Mental Health
Social Science / Sociology / General
Psychology / Mental Health
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.25 x 9.25 Inches
Book Weight:1 Pounds

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