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Published: 25 August 2011

152 Pages | 18 black and white halftones


ISBN: 9780199608034

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Madness: A Very Short Introduction

Andrew Scull

Very Short Introductions

  • Provocative, entertaining and authoritative examination of a notorious condition
  • Wide-ranging account of the Western encounter with madness; incorporating political, social, literary, cultural, artistic, and scientific dimensions
  • Explores our responses to madness over the centuries
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - over three million copies sold worldwide