Living with insanity: narratives of poverty, pauperism and sickness in asylum records 1840-1876

Catherine A Smith

Research output: Contribution to Book/ReportChapter

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPoverty and Sickness in Modern Europe
Subtitle of host publicationNarratives of the Sick Poor, 1780-1938
EditorsAndreas Gestrich, Elizabeth Hurren, Steven King
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherContinuum
Chapter6
Pages117-142
Number of pages26
Edition1
ISBN (Electronic)978144116308
ISBN (Print)9781441184818
Publication statusPublished - 28 Jun 2012

Keywords

  • Insanity
  • Poverty
  • Pauperism
  • Sickness
  • Asylum

Cite this

Smith, C. A. (2012). Living with insanity: narratives of poverty, pauperism and sickness in asylum records 1840-1876. In A. Gestrich, E. Hurren, & S. King (Eds.), Poverty and Sickness in Modern Europe: Narratives of the Sick Poor, 1780-1938 (1 ed., pp. 117-142). Continuum. https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/poverty-and-sickness-in-modern-europe-9781441159717/