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The Resource A space of their own : the archaeology of nineteenth century lunatic asylums in Britain, South Australia, and Tasmania, Susan Piddock, (electronic resource)

A space of their own : the archaeology of nineteenth century lunatic asylums in Britain, South Australia, and Tasmania, Susan Piddock, (electronic resource)

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A space of their own : the archaeology of nineteenth century lunatic asylums in Britain, South Australia, and Tasmania
Title
A space of their own
Title remainder
the archaeology of nineteenth century lunatic asylums in Britain, South Australia, and Tasmania
Statement of responsibility
Susan Piddock
Title variation
Archaeology of nineteenth century lunatic asylums in Britain, South Australia, and Tasmania
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The history of lunatic asylums??? what do we really know about them? Films and television programs have portrayed them as places of horror where the patients are restrained and left to listen to the cries of their fellow inmates in despair. But what was the world of nineteenth century lunatic asylums really like? Are these images true? This book will explore this world using the techniques of historical archaeology and history. In the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries the advent of new treatments for insanity based on moral therapy and non-restraint, and an increasing social awar
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1963-
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Piddock, Susan
Dewey number
362.21094109034
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plans
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Contributions to global historical archaeology
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  • Psychiatric hospitals
  • Psychiatric hospitals
  • Psychiatric hospitals
  • Archaeology and history
  • Archaeology and history
  • Archaeology and history
Label
A space of their own : the archaeology of nineteenth century lunatic asylums in Britain, South Australia, and Tasmania, Susan Piddock, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Largely based on the author's doctoral thesis
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-256) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Front Matter; A Space of Their Own; The Archaeology of Institutions; The Archaeology of Lunatic Asylums; The Changing Face of Insanity and Rise of the Institution; Constructing the 'Ideal'; The British Lunatic Asylum: Ideals and Realities; South Australia and the 'Ideal' Lunatic Asylum; Tasmania and the 'Ideal' Asylum; The 'Ideal' Asylum: A World of Difference; Conclusion: Archaeology and Lunatic Asylums; Back Matter
Control code
ocn232363300
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 265 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780387733852
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Other physical details
ill., maps, plans
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)232363300
Label
A space of their own : the archaeology of nineteenth century lunatic asylums in Britain, South Australia, and Tasmania, Susan Piddock, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Largely based on the author's doctoral thesis
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-256) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Front Matter; A Space of Their Own; The Archaeology of Institutions; The Archaeology of Lunatic Asylums; The Changing Face of Insanity and Rise of the Institution; Constructing the 'Ideal'; The British Lunatic Asylum: Ideals and Realities; South Australia and the 'Ideal' Lunatic Asylum; Tasmania and the 'Ideal' Asylum; The 'Ideal' Asylum: A World of Difference; Conclusion: Archaeology and Lunatic Asylums; Back Matter
Control code
ocn232363300
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 265 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780387733852
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Other physical details
ill., maps, plans
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)232363300

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