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The Resource The poor law of lunacy : the administration of pauper lunatics in mid-nineteenth-century England, Peter Bartlett

The poor law of lunacy : the administration of pauper lunatics in mid-nineteenth-century England, Peter Bartlett

Label
The poor law of lunacy : the administration of pauper lunatics in mid-nineteenth-century England
Title
The poor law of lunacy
Title remainder
the administration of pauper lunatics in mid-nineteenth-century England
Statement of responsibility
Peter Bartlett
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examining the legal and administrative regime of the 19th century asylum, this text argues that it is to be thought of as an aspect of English poor law, in which the medical superintendent of the asylum had little power
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bartlett, Peter
Dewey number
362.2/1/094209034
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV3009
LC item number
.B37 1999eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 1999 J-457
  • WM 33 FE5
NLM item number
B291p 1999
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mentally ill
  • Mentally ill
  • Psychiatric hospitals
  • Poor laws
  • Commitment of Mentally Ill
  • History, 19th Century
  • Hospitals, Psychiatric
  • Poverty
  • Public Policy
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • MEDICAL
  • Mentally ill
  • Poor laws
  • Psychiatric hospitals
  • England
Label
The poor law of lunacy : the administration of pauper lunatics in mid-nineteenth-century England, Peter Bartlett
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1 Socio-legal history and asylums; 2 Poor Law and asylum law as a single strand; 3 The legislation of pauper lunacy; 4 The pragmatics of coexistence: local officials and pauper lunacy; 5 Local administration: the creation of coherence among misfits ; 6 The Lunacy Commissioners and the soft centre of reform; 7 Conclusion: asylums, Poor Law and modernity; Appendices
Control code
741691211
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 310 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780567562173
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9780567562173
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)741691211
Label
The poor law of lunacy : the administration of pauper lunatics in mid-nineteenth-century England, Peter Bartlett
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1 Socio-legal history and asylums; 2 Poor Law and asylum law as a single strand; 3 The legislation of pauper lunacy; 4 The pragmatics of coexistence: local officials and pauper lunacy; 5 Local administration: the creation of coherence among misfits ; 6 The Lunacy Commissioners and the soft centre of reform; 7 Conclusion: asylums, Poor Law and modernity; Appendices
Control code
741691211
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 310 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780567562173
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
9780567562173
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)741691211

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