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Interesting review of the reasons and need for control in early asylums.
Review: Most Solitary of Afflictions: Madness and Society in Britain, 1700-1900User Review - Beth - Goodreads
Study of the asylum movement in Great Britain and the beginnings of professional psychiatry. Compelling, if a bit harsh on the psychiatric profession. Read full review
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