Madness and Civilization
A History of Insanity in the Age of ReasonBook - 1988
Michel Foucault examines the archeology of madness in the West from 1500 to 1800 - from the late Middle Ages, when insanity was still considered part of everyday life and fools and lunatics walked the streets freely, to the time when such people began to be considered a threat, asylums were first built, and walls were erected between the "insane" and the rest of humanity.
Publisher: New York :, Vintage Books, a division of Random House,, 1988
Edition: Vintage Books edition
Copyright Date: ©1965
Branch Call Number: ANF 157.209033 FOU
Characteristics: xiii, 299 pages ; 21 cm