Mad Or Bad

Author: David J Vaughan
ISBN: 1473864151
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Written in accessible language, this book - unlike any before it - retells twenty-five cases, from the renowned to obscure, including an attempt to murder a bemused Queen Victoria; the poisoner Dove and the much-feared magician; the ...

Trials Of Passion

Author: Lisa Appignanesi
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1405515775
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p. p. p. p. p. p. p. p. p. p. p. p. hPaV1T29awC&printsec=frontcover#v=
onepage&q&f=false 99 prevented: Hansard, 13 March 1843, 'Insanity and Crime',
House of Lords debate, 13 March 1843, vol. 67, cc. 714–44 100 later noted:
Maudsley, Responsibility in Mental Disease, citing Judge Ladd in the case of
State v Jones in New Hampshire, p. 99 101 liable to punishment: Cited in Keeton,
Guilty but Insane, p. 104 102 cunning: See The Times, 16 January 1872, for the
various quotations ...

Lady Audley S Geheimnis

Author: Mary Elizabeth Braddon
ISBN: 9783423201445
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Eine junge Gouvernante steigt durch ihre Heirat mit einem Adeligen zur begehrten Lady Audley auf.

The Anatomy Of Madness

Author: William F. Bynum
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780415323857
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15 John K. Walton (1979) 'Lunacy in the Industrial Revolution: a study of asylum
admissions in Lancashire, 1848-1850", Journal of Social History 13: 1-22; John K
. Walton (1981) 'The treatment of pauper lunatics in Victorian England: the case
of Lancaster Asylum, 1816-1870', in Scull (ed.), Madhouses, Mad-Doctors and
Madmen, pp. 166-200; John K. Walton (1985) 'Casting out and bringing back in
Victorian England', in Bynum, Porter, and Shepherd (eds), The Anatomy of
Madness, ...

Murder Magic Madness

Author: Davies Owen
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317867564
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This book shows how beliefs dismissed by some Victorians as ‘medieval superstitions’ continued to influence the thoughts and actions of many people, viz most famously Conan `table tapper' Doyle.

Alias Grace

Author: Margaret Atwood
Publisher: Piper ebooks
ISBN: 349297743X
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Margaret Atwood hat einen Roman von hypnotischer Spannung geschrieben, der die Geschichte einer realen Gestalt, einer der berüchtigtsten Frauen Kanadas erzählt.

Victorian Britain Routledge Revivals

Author: Sally Mitchell
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136716173
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Physical predisposing causes included hereditary madness, irregular blood
circulation, poor blood, old age, and female gender. Physical exciting causes
included blows to the head, accidents, sunstroke, alcoholism, phases of the
moon, and masturbation. Moral predisposing causes included dissipation,
debauchery, and excesses of . one kind or another. For example, both
overindulgence and excessive asceticism could lead to madness. The Victorian
public was warned about the ...

Dangerous Motherhood

Author: H. Marland
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230511864
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Dangerous Motherhood is the first study of the close and complex relationship between mental disorder and childbirth.

Der Sympathisant

Author: Viet Thanh Nguyen
Publisher: Karl Blessing Verlag
ISBN: 3641207894
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»Meisterhaft. DER SYMPATHISANT ist zum Klassiker bestimmt.« T.C. Boyle Im April 1975 wird eine Gruppe südvietnamesischer Offiziere unter dramatischen Bedingungen aus Saigon in die USA geflogen.