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