Mad Princes of Renaissance Germany

By: Midelfort, H.C. Erik

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First edition. Jacket flaps very faintly toned. Front board very slightly cocked. 1994 Hard Cover. xii, 204 pp. During the sixteenth century close to thirty German dukes, landgraves, and counts, plus one Holy Roman emperor, were known as mad- so mentally disordered that serious steps had to be taken to remove them from office or to obtain medical care for them. This book is the first study these princes, and a few princesses, as a group in context. The result is a flood of new light on the history of Renaissance medicine and of psychiatry, on German politics and in the century of Reformation, and on the shifting Renaissance definitions of madness.

Title: Mad Princes of Renaissance Germany

Author: Midelfort, H.C. Erik

Categories: European, Psychology, Modern First Editions, Political,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Charlottesville, University Press of Virginia: 1994

ISBN Number: 0813915007

ISBN Number 13: 9780813915005

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 2286432

Keywords: BIOGRAPHY HISTORY EUROPE EUROPEAN RENAISSANCE GERMANY GERMAN PSYCHOLOGY PSYCHIATRY,