Madness in the Family: Insanity and Institutions in the Australasian Colonial World, 1860-1914
ISBN: 1349367613
EAN13: 9781349367610
Language: English
Pages: 220
Edition: 2010
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 9.00" L x 6.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Paperback

Madness in the Family: Insanity and Institutions in the Australasian Colonial World, 1860-1914

Book Overview
Madness in the Family explores how colonial families coped with insanity through a trans-colonial study of the relationships between families and public colonial hospitals for the insane in New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and New Zealand between 1860 and 1914.