Journal: Rethinking History 22:3

The latest issue of Rethinking History is a special issue about “bureaucracy, archive files and knowledge production”. Most articles deal with psychiatric asylums, real and imagined, and their creation of knowledge and lettered paper:

Sally Swartz, Asylum case records: fact and fiction

Volkes Hess, Bookkeeping madness. Archives and filing between court and ward

James Dunk, Work, paperwork and the imaginary Tarban Creek Lunatic Asylum, 1846

Barbara Brookes, Papering over madness: accountability and resistance in colonial asylum files: a New Zealand case study

James Moran, A tale of two bureaucracies: asylum and lunacy law paperwork

 

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s