Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 August 2012

304 Pages | 6 B&W tables, 16 B&W line drawings

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719075032

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Negotiating insanity in the southeast of Ireland, 1820-1900

First Edition

Catherine Cox

Published by Manchester University Press

  • New in paperback
  • Expands the analytical focus beyond asylums incorporating the impact that the Irish poor law, petty session courts and medical dispensaries had on the provision of services
  • Focuses on the Carlow asylum district, comprised of counties Wexford, Kildare, Kilkenny and Carlow in the southeast of Ireland
  • 16 black and white illustrations

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