Madmen : a social history of madhouses, mad-doctors & lunatics / Roy Porter Porter, Roy, 1946-

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Porter, Roy, 1946-
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Mental illness - Great Britain - History - 18th century.; Mental illness - Treatment - Great Britain - History - 18th century.; Mentally ill - Care - Great Britain - History - 18th century.
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An account of mad doctors and how they 'cared' for their lunatic patients in the 18th century. Roy Porter looks at the bizarre and savage practices of doctors treating people for their 'manias'.
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5521424

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