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  • Title: Madness and Society in Eighteenth-Century Scotland
  • Author: Rab Houston
  • ISBN: 9780198207870
  • Page: 272
  • Format: Hardcover

  • Madness and Society in Eighteenth-Century Scotland By Rab Houston How did people view mental health problems in the eighteenth century, and what do the attitudes of ordinary people towards those afflicted tell us about the values of society at that time Here, Rab Houston draws upon a wide range of contemporary sources including asylum documents, civil and criminal court records, including the written and spoken words of sufferers themseHow did people view mental health problems in the eighteenth century, and what do the attitudes of ordinary people towards those afflicted tell us about the values of society at that time Here, Rab Houston draws upon a wide range of contemporary sources including asylum documents, civil and criminal court records, including the written and spoken words of sufferers themselves, to present unique insights into the many issues related to madness A detailed yet profoundly humane and compassionate study, this book describes the everyday experiences of those suffering mental impairments ranging from idiocy to lunacy and explores the many meanings and implications for society in the eighteenth century.
    Rab Houston
    Rab Houston is a Professor of History at the University of St Andrews He teaches principally English social history, c.1500 1800 He researches Scottish and English social history c.1450 1850 but has published in many areas of European social history including literacy, urbanisation, medical history and demography.He is Scotland s only historian to be a Fellow of the Academia Europaea He is married to a university manager Similar to Bob , Rab is a Scottish contraction of Robert.

    Madness and Society in Eighteenth-Century Scotland By Rab Houston

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