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Book/Printed Material Disorder contained : mental breakdown and the modern prison in England and Ireland, 1840-1900

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Title

  • Disorder contained : mental breakdown and the modern prison in England and Ireland, 1840-1900

Summary

  • "Now regarding the prisoner as a moral patient, the paramount object is to render him as amenable as possible to the reformatory process.... The isolation that depresses the animal nature of the prisoner, and lowers the whole tone of the nervous system, produces a corresponding effect upon the mind... In consequence of the lowering of the vital energies, the brain becomes more feeble, and, therefore, more susceptible. The chaplain can then make the brawny navvy in the cell cry like a child; he can work on his feelings in almost any way he pleases; he can so to speak, photograph his own thoughts, wishes, and opinions, on his patient's mind, and fill his mouth with his own phrases and language"-- Provided by publisher.

Names

  • Cox, Catherine, 1970- author
  • Marland, Hilary, 1958-, author

Created / Published

  • Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2022.

Headings

  • -  Mentally ill prisoners--England--History--19th century
  • -  Mentally ill prisoners--Ireland--History--19th century
  • -  Prisoners--Mental health--England--History--19th century
  • -  Prisoners--Mental health--Ireland--History--19th century
  • -  MEDICAL / History

Notes

  • -  Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • -  Description based on print version record and CIP data provided by publisher ; resource not viewed.

Medium

  • 1 online resource

Call Number/Physical Location

  • RC451.4.P68

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2021044724

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  • Unrestricted online access

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  • pdf

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Chicago citation style:

Cox, Catherine, Author, and Hilary Marland. Disorder contained: mental breakdown and the modern prison in England and Ireland, -1900. Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2022. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021044724/.

APA citation style:

Cox, C. & Marland, H. (2022) Disorder contained: mental breakdown and the modern prison in England and Ireland, -1900. Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021044724/.

MLA citation style:

Cox, Catherine, Author, and Hilary Marland. Disorder contained: mental breakdown and the modern prison in England and Ireland, -1900. Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2022. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021044724/>.