The Victorian lunatic asylum has a special place in history. Dreaded and reviled by many, these nineteenth-century buildings provide a unique window on how. Life in the Victorian Asylum reconstructs the lost world of the nineteenth century public asylums. This fresh take on the history of mental health reveals why. The mental asylum of 19th century England housed the criminal, the insane, The Victorian Era ushered in several significant changes with.
The Victorian Asylum has 54 ratings and 6 reviews. Neena said: As a lover of Architecture and as someone who has a vast interest in the dark history of M. Large Victorian public asylums haunt the history of psychiatry. They were hailed as places of refuge for some of society's supposedly most vulnerable men and. Dr Richard Aspin pursues the dramatic account by a Victorian barrister admitted to a lunatic asylum in in the newly digitised casebooks of.
Mental Illness In Victorian Era:Asylums,Doctors,Treatments,Patient's Life, Society's Attitude. This book explores how the body was investigated in the late nineteenth-century asylum in Britain. As more and more Victorian asylum doctors looked to the.