Madness and Civilization
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'Time has proved Madness and Civilization by far the most penetrating work ever written on the history of madness (and, above all the history of reason).' - Roy Porter
Michel Foucault (1926-1984) Celebrated French thinker and activist who challenged people's assumptions about care of the mentally ill, gay rights, prisons, the police and welfare.
Introduction by David Cooper, Preface; 1."Stultifera Navis"; 2.The Great Confinement; 3.The Insane; 4.Passion and Delirium; 5; Aspects of Madness; 6.Doctors and Patients; 7.The Great Fear; 8.The New Division; 9.The Birth of the Asylum; Conclusion; Notes