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The Vermont Asylum for the Insane. Its Annals for Fifty Years. [1836-1886]

Title   The Vermont Asylum for the Insane. Its Annals for Fifty Years. [1836-1886]

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Jacket Condition   No Jacket

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    Hildreth & Fales 1887

Seller ID   2072579

First edition. Boards faintly rubbed. 1887 Hard Cover. x, 302 pp. 8vo. A fifty-year history of the insane asylum now known as the Brattleboro Retreat, which was the first of its kind in the state, and among the first ten such facilities in the country. Its organization and style of care was influenced greatly by the 'moral treatment' advocated by the Quaker physician William Tuke.

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