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eBook Illustrations of Madness (Tavistock Classics in the History of Psychiatry) ePub

by Roy Porter

  • ISBN: 0415006376
  • Category: Psychology
  • Subcategory: Medicine
  • Author: Roy Porter
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Routledge Kegan & Paul; Facsimile edition (March 1, 1989)
  • Pages: 81
  • ePub book: 1193 kb
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John Haslam’s Illustrations of Madness, written in 1810, occupies a special place in psychiatric history, it was the .

Originally published in 1988 as part of the Tavistock Classics in the History of Psychiatry series, Roy Porter’s Introduction to this facsimile reprint of an historic book goes beyond Haslam’s text to reveal the extraordinary psychiatric politics surrounding Matthew’s confinement and the court case it produced, leading up to Haslam’s dismissal from his post.

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Roy Sydney Porter, FBA (31 December 1946 – 3 March 2002) was a British historian known for his important work on the history of medicine. He retired in 2001 from the director of the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine at University College London (UCL). Porter grew up in South London and attended Wilson's School in Camberwell. He won a scholarship to Christ's College, Cambridge, where he studied under J. H. Plumb. His contemporaries included Simon Schama and Andrew Wheatcroft.

Roy Porter describes John Haslam's Illustrations ofmadness (1810) as "the first book-length study of. .

Roy Porter describes John Haslam's Illustrations ofmadness (1810) as "the first book-length study of a single patient in British psychiatric history". It concerns James Mathews, a London tea-broker who-for reasons which are still obscure-had been in Paris and imprisoned during the Revolutionary ferment. Confinement after his return resulted from letters written to Lord Liverpool, accusing both him and the royal family of treachery and corruption. Tavistock Classics in the History of Psychiatry, London and New York, Routledge: JOHN HASLAM, Illustrations ofmadness, with an Introduction by Roy Porter, 8vo, pp. lxiv, xi, 81, illus.

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John Haslam's "Illustrations of Madness" , written in 1810, occupies a special place in psychiatric history, for it was the first book-length account of one single psychiatric case written by a British psychiatrist.