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Medicine, Madness and Social History

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Introduction: ‘ De Omni Scribili ’
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    Chapter 2 Roy Porter and the Persons of History
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    Chapter 3 Porter versus Foucault on the ‘Birth of the Clinic’
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    Chapter 4 The ‘New History’ of the Enlightenment: An Essay in the Social History of Social History
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    Chapter 5 The Politics of Particularism: Medicalization and Medical Reform in Nineteenth-century Britain
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    Chapter 6 Charles Babbage and George Birkbeck: Science, Reform and Radicalism
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    Chapter 7 French Dentists and English Teeth in the Long Eighteenth Century: A Tale of Two Cities and One Dentist
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    Chapter 8 Hotbeds and Cool Fruits: The Unnatural Cultivation of the Eighteenth-century Cucumber
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    Chapter 9 Arguing Disability: Ex-Servicemen’s Own Stories in Early Modern England, 1590–1790
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    Chapter 10 Lunacy and Labouring Men: Narratives of Male Vulnerability in Mid-Victorian London
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    Chapter 11 ‘Arrows of Desire’: British Sexual Utopians and the Politics of Health
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    Chapter 12 ‘Twenty Centuries of Christianity Weigh Heavily on Women’s Brains …’: Anarchism, Science and Women’s Nature in Spain at the Turn of the Twentieth Century
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    Chapter 13 ‘A Band of Lunatics down Camberwell Way’: Percy Lane Oliver and Voluntary Blood Donation in Interwar Britain
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    Chapter 14 Murder, Melancholy and the Insanity Defence in Eighteenth-century Hamburg
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    Chapter 15 ‘One of the Best-Known Identity Crises in History’? John Stuart Mill’s Mental Crisis and its Meanings
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    Chapter 16 Murder by Hypnosis? Altered States and the Mental Geography of Science
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    Chapter 17 Maladies of the Will: Freedom, Fetters and the Fear of Freud
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    Chapter 18 Two Cultures Revisited: The Case of the Fin de Siècle
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    Chapter 19 Roy
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Chapter title
Chapter number 19
Book title
Medicine, Madness and Social History
Published by
Palgrave Macmillan, London, January 2007
DOI 10.1057/9780230235359_19
Book ISBNs
978-1-349-35767-3, 978-0-230-23535-9

William F. Bynum