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    Gender and class in English asylums, 1890-1914

    Hide, Louise (2014) Gender and class in English asylums, 1890-1914. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 9781137321428.

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    Book synopsis: An unprecedented number of people were sent to 'lunatic asylums' in the nineteenth century. But what was life like inside? How was order maintained? And why were so many doctors on the verge of a breakdown themselves? This book provides a glimpse into the lives of patients and staff inside two London asylums at the turn of the twentieth century.


    Item Type: Book
    School: School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > History, Classics and Archaeology
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 11 Mar 2020 12:39
    Last Modified: 11 Mar 2020 12:39


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