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Author Wise, Sarah.
Title Inconvenient people : lunacy, liberty and the mad-doctors in Victorian England / Sarah Wise.
Publication Info. London : Bodley Head, 2012.
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 Law Library  RC 450 .G7 W57 2012    CHECKED IN
Description xxii, 473 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical notes (p. [409]-438), bibliography (p. [439]-447) and index.
Contents 1. Being `Burrowsed' -- 2. The Attorney-General of all Her Majesty's Madmen -- 3. The Alleged Lunatics' Friend Society -- 4. `Oh Hail, Holy Love!' -- 5. `If I had been poor, they would have left me alone' -- 6. `Gaskell is Single-Patient Hunting' -- 7. The Woman in Yellow -- 8. Juries in Revolt -- 9. Dialoguing with the Unseen -- 10. `Be sure you don't fall, Georgie!'
Subject Mentally ill -- Commitment and detention -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Insanity (Law) -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
ISBN 9781847921123 (hbk.)
1847921124 (hbk.)
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