Console and Classify: The French Psychiatric Profession in the Nineteenth Century

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CUP Archive, Nov 30, 1990 - History - 414 pages
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Contents

Profession in context
8
Toward psychiatry
41
The transformation of charlatanism or the moral
64
The politics of patronage
120
Monomania
152
the emergence
162
its partisans and its varieties
169
The politicization of the monomania doctrine
179
Religious roots and rivals
197
Choosing philosophical sides
240
The Law of 1838 and the asylum system
276
an exercise in political
292
Assessing the clerical threat
307
Hysteria anticlerical politics and the view beyond
322
Conclusion
378
Bibliographical note
391

The decline of monomania
189

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Jan Goldstein is a professor of modern European history and a member of the Committee on Conceptual and Historical Studies of Science at the University of Chicago. Her other books include "Foucault and the Writing of History" and two volumes of the" Chicago Readings in Western Civilization,

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