Disordered Lives: Eighteenth-Century Families and Their Unruly Relatives

Disordered Lives: Eighteenth-Century Families and Their Unruly Relatives

by Catharina Lis, Hugo Soly

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Overview

Disordered Lives: Eighteenth-Century Families and Their Unruly Relatives by Catharina Lis, Hugo Soly

This fascinating book asks why in the past did families have their unruly relatives forcibly removed from their midst and locked away?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780745615141
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/08/1996
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.18(w) x 9.29(h) x 0.93(d)

Table of Contents

List of Plates.

Introduction.

1. Confinement Requested.

2. Unruly Living.

3. Rich Kids, Street Boys and Little Whores.

4. Marriages Made in Hell.

5. The Eyes of Others.

6. The Language of Authority.

7. Sledge-Hammers and Treadmills.

Epilogue: Power and Powerlessness.

Notes.

Sources and Literature.

Index.

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