Madness in Civilization: A Cultural History of Insanity
A Cultural History of Insanity from the Bible to Freud, from the Madhouse to Modern Medicine
New in paperback, a major contribution to cultural history that garnered widespread and enthusiastic reviews in hardback.
Andrew Scull is Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Science Studies, University of California, San Diego. He is the author of many books, including Masters of Bedlam; Madhouse: A Tragic Tale of Megalomania and Modern Medicine; and Madness: A Very Short Introduction.