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Title Lunacy, law, and conscience, 1744-1845 : the social history of the care of the insane / by Kathleen Jones.
Imprint London : Routledge & Paul, [1955]


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Description 1 online resource (x, 239 pages)
Series International library of sociology and social reconstruction
International library of sociology and social reconstruction.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-234) and index.
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Online resource; title from pdf information screen (Ebsco, viewed Nov. 19, 2013).
Subject Mentally ill -- Commitment and detention -- Great Britain -- History.
Mentally ill -- Care -- England -- History.
Psychiatric hospital care -- England -- History.
Mental health laws -- England -- History.
Mental Disorders -- history.
Great Britain.
Genre History.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Introduction; 1 Eighteenth-Century Theory; 2 Eighteenth-Century Practice; 3 The Growth of Public Concern; 4 Experiments in Treatment; 5 The Foundation of County Asylums; 6 The Select Committees of 1815-16; 7 The Reform Movement, 1815-27; 8 The Metropolitan Commissioners; 9 Local and Departmental Developments, 1832-42; 10 Ashley and the Achievement of Reform; Epilogue; Appendices; Criminal Lunatics; Chancery Lunatics; The Incidence of Insanity; Bibliography; Index.
Summary First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Other Title Print version: Jones, Kathleen, 1922-2010. Lunacy, law, and conscience, 1744-1845 0415178355