Madness in the Family (also available as an electronic book)

Insanity and Institutions in the Australasian Colonial World, 1860-1914
Author(s): 
Coleborne, Catharine
ISBN: 
9780230578074
Date published: 
December 2009
Hardback
Price: 
£52.00

Madness in the Family explores how colonial families coped with insanity through a trans-colonial study of the relationships between families and public colonial hospitals for the insane in New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and New Zealand between 1860 and 1914.