The Empire of Depression: A New History

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$35.00  $32.20
Publisher
Polity Press
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Pages
224
Dimensions
6.0 X 9.1 X 1.0 inches | 1.1 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781509531646

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About the Author

Jonathan Sadowsky's writing investigates madness and its compelling relationship with culture and society. A renowned historian of medicine, he is the author of Imperial Bedlam: Institutions of Madness and Colonialism in Southwest Nigeria, as well as Electroconvulsive Therapy in America: The Anatomy of a Political Controversy. He is the Theodore J. Castele Professor of the History of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University, where he is also Associate Director of the program in Medicine, Society, and Culture in the Department of Bioethics. In addition to holding degrees in African and European history, he has studied psychiatric epidemiology.