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Madness & Civilization: A History of Insanity in the Age of Reason
Madness Civilization A History of Insanity in the Age of Reason
Author: Michel Foucault
Who is sane and who is mad? During the Middle Ages insanity was in many respects considered a part of everyday life. Fools and madmen walked the streets much as they appear in the plays of Shakespeare and in Don Quixote. At some point in history, the West's attitude toward madness changed and these unfortunates began to be considered a threat. A...  more »
ISBN: 177921
Publication Date: 4/1971
Pages: 299
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Publisher: New American Library
Book Type: Paperback
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