Madness in America: cultural and medical perceptions of mental illness before 1914
Drawing on a rich array of sources, Lynn Gamwell and Nancy Tomes explore the historical roots of American's understanding of madness in this lavishly illustrated book.
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Tomes (history, Univ. of Stony Brook N.Y.) and Gamwell, director of the Binghamton University Art Museum, have brought into print their 1994 exhibition at the New York Academy of Sciences depicting ... Read full review