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Author Houston, R. A. (Robert Allan), 1954-

Title Madness and society in eighteenth-century Scotland / R.A. Houston
Published Oxford : Clarendon, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 450 pages)
Series Oxford studies in social history
Oxford studies in social history.
Summary How did people view mental health problems in the 18th century, and what do the attitudes of ordinary people towards those afflicted tell us about the values of society at the time? This study draws on contemporary sources
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Mental illness -- Scotland -- Public opinion -- History -- 18th century.
Mental illness -- Scotland -- History -- 18th century.
Social psychiatry -- Scotland -- History -- 18th century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191677830 ebook