Undertaker of the Mind: John Monro and Mad-Doctoring in Eighteenth-Century England

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""Undertaker of the Mind" is the most splendid piece of original research for many a year on the early history of British psychiatry. Brilliantly exploiting hitherto unused documentation, Andrews and Scull bring the once murky world of the eighteenth- century mad-doctor to life, and dispel many deeply embedded myths in the process. Absolutely essential reading!"--Roy Porter, author of "The Creation of the Modern World" "This is a wonderfully well-written work... The authors reconstruct, in rich and convincing detail, the ...

Undertaker of the Mind: John Monro and Mad-Doctoring in Eighteenth-Century England 2001, University of California Press, Berkeley, CA

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