Women of the Asylum: Voices from Behind the Walls, 1840-1945

Women of the Asylum: Voices from Behind the Walls, 1840-1945

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by Jeffrey L. Geller, Maxine Harris
     
 

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Twenty-six firsthand accounts that tell the terrifying history of women placed in psychiatric institutions, most often against their will, revealing the realities of their lives in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. See more details below

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Twenty-six firsthand accounts that tell the terrifying history of women placed in psychiatric institutions, most often against their will, revealing the realities of their lives in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

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ISBN-13:
9780385474238
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/01/1995
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

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