A generous confidence: Thomas Story Kirkbride and the art of asylum-keeping, 1840-1883

TOMES, Nancy

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Topics: the asylum and antebellum society; lay concepts of insanity; treatment choices before commitment; the ideal and the historic asylum; patient treatment; public controversy; debate over hospital design; etc. Appendices, index.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1984
  • Place Published: n/a
  • ISBN: 0521241723


  • Condition: Fine
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: Yes
  • Jacket Condition: Very good
  • Details:
    Cambridge History of Medicine series. xv, 387 p. 23 cm. 11 tables and 9 b&w illustrations. Black cloth hardcover in dustjacket. Small tear in bottom front of jacket.

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