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Mad Travelers

Reflections on the Reality of Transient Mental Illnesses

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$29.00 • £23.95 • €26.00

ISBN 9780674009547

Publication Date: 11/30/2002

Academic Trade

256 pages

6 x 9 inches

4 halftones, 2 line illustrations

Not for sale in UK & British Commonwealth (except Canada)

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. The First Fugueur
  • 2. Hysteria or Epilepsy?
  • 3. Niches
  • 4. Five Questions, Five Answers
  • Supplements
    • 1. What Ailed Albert?
    • 2. The Wandering Jew
    • 3. Wandertrieb in Germany
  • Documents
    • 1. Albert’s Tale (1872–May 1886)
    • 2. Albert Observed (June 1886–February 1887)
    • 3. Dreams (May 1887–September 1889)
    • 4. A Pathogenic Dream (1892)
    • 5. Experiments (1888, 1893)
    • 6. Epilogue (1907)
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • Ian Hacking Is Winner of the 2009 Holberg International Memorial Prize
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