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Madness and Civilization

A History of Insanity in the Age of Reason

Michel Foucault

Librarian note: an alternate cover for this edition can be found here.Michel Foucault examines the archeology of madness in the West from 1500 to 1800 – from the late Middle Ages, when insanity was still considered part of everyday life and fools and lunatics walked the streets freely, to the time when such people began to be considered a threat, a...
Publish Date
1988-11-28T00:00:00.000Z
1988-11-28T00:00:00.000Z
First Published in 1961
Goodreads rating
4.1
ISBN
8601401171874
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