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.
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This is an amazing and informative book.
The book arived before it's actual delivery date, and in new shape. Thank you.
A good collection of stories. I enjoyed many of them and learned a lot!Published 6 months ago by Melissa
Enjoyed how the book was set up including the practices of the times as well as patient experiences.Published 9 months ago by Beverly Wright
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 21 months ago by Yuuzuru
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 on December 6, 2013 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