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Rewriting the History of Madness
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Arthur Still, Irving Velody
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-10-02 - Publisher: Routledge

Michel Foucault has had an extraordinary impact on writers in the human sciences since his first book Madness and Civilization appeared in English. This title assesses the reactions to Madness and Civilization.
The History of Bethlem
Language: en
Pages: 768
Authors: Jonathan Andrews, Asa Briggs, Roy Porter, Penny Tucker, Keir Waddington
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-17 - Publisher: Routledge

Bethlem Hospital, popularly known as "Bedlam", is a unique institution. Now seven hundred and fifty years old, it has been continuously involved in the care of the mentally ill in London since at least the 1400s. As such it has a strong claim to be the oldest foundation in Europe
Voices in the History of Madness
Language: en
Pages: 430
Authors: Robert Ellis, Sarah Kendal, Steven J. Taylor
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-12 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book presents new perspectives on the multiplicity of voices in the histories of mental ill-health. In the thirty years since Roy Porter called on historians to lower their gaze so that they might better understand patient-doctor roles in the past, historians have sought to place the voices of previously
Feminist Philosophies of Life
Language: en
Authors: Hasana Sharp, Chloƫ Taylor
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-01 - Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

Much of the history of Western ethical thought has revolved around debates about what constitutes a good life, and claims that a good life is achievable only by certain human beings. In Feminist Philosophies of Life, feminist, new materialist, posthumanist, and ecofeminist philosophers challenge this tendency, approaching the question of
Language: en
Pages: 498
Authors: Peter Claus, John Marriott
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-07 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Demystifying the subject with clarity and verve, History: An Introduction to Theory, Method and Practice familiarizes the reader with the varied spectrum of historical approaches in a balanced, comprehensive and engaging manner. Global in scope, and covering a wide range of topics from the ancient and medieval worlds to the