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Madness and civilization : a history of insanity in the Age of Reason / Michel Foucault ; translated from the French by Richard Howard.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Stan Getz Library RC438 .F613 1988 37684001089435 Library Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 067972110X
  • ISBN: 9780679721109
  • Physical Description: xiii, 299 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1988, ©1965.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Abridged translation of Folie et déraison: Histoire de la folie à l'âge classique.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
"Stultifera Navis" -- The great confinement -- The insane -- Passion and delirium -- Aspects of madness -- Doctors and patients -- The great fear -- The new division -- The birth of the asylum -- Conclusion.
Summary, etc.:
Traces the literary, philosophical, and moral themes of madness as well as its social and theological impact in the sixteenth through eighteenth centuries.
Subject: Psychiatry > History.
Mental illness.
Psychiatry > History > 1500-1800.
Mental illness > History > 1500-1800.

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