Inventing The Feeble Mind

Pub Date : 2016-12-01 | Author : James W. Trent | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199396184
ISBN 13 : 0199396183

Pity, disgust, fear, cure, and prevention - all are words that Americans have used to make sense of what today we call intellectual disability. Inventing the Feeble Mind explores t..

The Borderland Of Imbecility

Pub Date : 2000 | Author : Mark Jackson | Publisher : Manchester University Press

ISBN 10 : 0719054567
ISBN 13 : 9780719054563

"This book exploits a rich variety of archival sources, particularly from the Sandlebridge Colony in Cheshire, and a wide range of contemporary medical, educational and parliamenta..

American Public Life And The Historical Imagination

Pub Date : 2003 | Author : Wendy Gamber | Publisher : Univ of Notre Dame Pr

ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105111822404
ISBN 13 :

OVER THE PAST THIRTY YEARS, a number of historians, preeminently Morton Keller of Brandeis University, have created a new field of historical study that reinvigorates political his..

Unnatural Selections

Pub Date : 2005-12-15 | Author : Daylanne K. English | Publisher : Univ of North Carolina Press

ISBN 10 : 9780807863527
ISBN 13 : 0807863521

Challenging conventional constructions of the Harlem Renaissance and American modernism, Daylanne English links writers from both movements to debates about eugenics in the Progres..

Phallacies

Pub Date : 2017 | Author : Kathleen M. Brian | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780190458997
ISBN 13 : 0190458992

Phallacies: Historical Intersections of Disability and Masculinity is a collection of essays that focuses on disabled men who negotiate their masculinity as well as their disabilit..

Du Traitement Intelligent De La Folie

Pub Date : 2016-03-04 | Author : Félix Voisin | Publisher : Collection XIX

ISBN 10 : 9782346051960
ISBN 13 : 2346051969

S’il est utile en pathologie générale d’étudier la santé avant la maladie, il est également indispensable en pathologie mentale d’étudier la raison avant la folie. P. J..