From Library Journal
--Lesley Jorbin, Cleveland State Univ. Lib., Ohio
Copyright 1994 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
It was an ok read. Sad an interesting all at the same time. But most of the stories just sort of end and you don't know what happened to the person or they are some odd rambling... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Anonymous
I bought this book because while doing family research we found our great-great grandmother was committed to an asylum by her husband in 1854. She stayed there 40 years! Read morePublished 19 months ago by tenkan5
Thoroughly enjoyed this book with its history. To read the actual words of those women who had been institutionalized was very interesting, and to see the ideas they had for reform... Read morePublished on March 6, 2012 by V. Dodson
This book is basically several stories of women put into asylums between 1840 and 1945. The stories appear to written in their own words and some are in a noticeably older writing... Read morePublished on November 5, 2011 by My Penname
This book was horribly written. No details. The intro was drawn out and boring (accounts for about one-sixth of the book). I couln't even finish it. Read morePublished on December 9, 2010 by goggles