The Female Malady

The Female Malady
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Publisher : Viking Press
Total Pages : 310
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ISBN-10 : STANFORD:36105004484866
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Download or read book The Female Malady written by Elaine Showalter and published by Viking Press. This book was released on 1987 with total page 310 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This incisive study explores how cultural ideas about proper feminine behavior have shaped the definition and treatment of madness in women as it traces trends in the psychiatric care of women in England from 1830-1980.


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