New Issue – Social History of Medicine

2.coverThe latest issue of the Social History of Medicine contains a Focus on Managing Mental Disorder in which the five following books interesting for h-madness readers are reviewed.

Leonard Smith, Insanity, Race and Colonialism: Managing Mental Disorder in the Post-Emancipation British Caribbean 1838–1914 (reviewed by Pedro L C. Welch),

Louise Hide, Gender and Class in English Asylums, 1890–1914 (reviewed by Catherine Coleborn),

Howard Chiang (ed.), Psychiatry and Chinese History (reviewed by Lijing Jiang). The book’s introduction can be found here.

Laure Murat, The Man Who Thought He Was Napoleon: Toward a Political History of Madness (reviewed by Aude Fauvel),

Claudia Malacrida, A Special Hell: Institutional Life in Alberta’s Eugenic Years (reviewed by Katrina N. Jirik).


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