Insanity and the ‘civilising process’: violence, the insane and asylums in the nineteenth century

Catherine A Smith

Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAssaulting the Past: Violence in Historical Context
EditorsKatherine D Watson
Place of PublicationNewcastle
PublisherCambridge Scholars Press
Chapter12
Pages250-268
Number of pages19
Edition1
ISBN (Print)1847181058, 9781847181053
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2007

Keywords

  • Violence
  • Asylums
  • Nineteenth century

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Smith, C. A. (2007). Insanity and the ‘civilising process’: violence, the insane and asylums in the nineteenth century. In K. D. Watson (Ed.), Assaulting the Past: Violence in Historical Context (1 ed., pp. 250-268). Cambridge Scholars Press. https://www.cambridgescholars.com/assaulting-the-past-21