Hysterical Men: The Hidden History of Male Nervous Illness
Over the course of several centuries, Western masculinity has successfully established itself as the voice of reason, knowledge, and sanity - he basis for patriarchal rule - in the face of massive testimony to the contrary. This book boldly challenges this triumphant vision of the stable and secure male by examining the central role played by modern science and medicine in constructing and sustaining it.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bruchu - LibraryThing
From Charcot to Freud This is a fascinating inquiry into the history of male nervous illness surveying the major thinkers and social scientists who helped to demystify mental illness through clinical ... Read full review
Hysterical men: the hidden history of male nervous illnessUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Micale (history & history of medicine, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) writes here about what he calls the "hidden history" of male nervous illness, or hysteria, exploring its denial and theories ... Read full review