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ARNOLD, CATHARINE, - BEDLAM - London and Its Mad.

Title: BEDLAM - London and Its Mad.
Description: Pocket Books, London, 2009, 1st thus, paperback, [xiv} inc. double page map, 306pp, half tone ills. in text, decorated chapter heads., half tone pictorial upper wrapper, an account of the world's oldest psychiatric institution, Bethlehem Hospital was originally founded as a paupers hospital in 1247 at the Priory of St. Mary of Bethlehem at Bishopsgate, London, becoming a place of refuge for those with mental rather than physical disabilities over time and with the Londoner's way of abbreviating names 'Bedlam' soon became synonymous with a mad house, edges tanned, fine,

Keywords: british history bedlam madness insanity

Price: GBP 4.80 = appr. US$ 6.85 Seller: A Book for all Reasons
- Book number: 43008

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