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American Madness

The Rise and Fall of Dementia Praecox

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HARDCOVER

$56.00 • £44.95 • €50.50

ISBN 9780674047396

Publication Date: 11/28/2011

Short

408 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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Awards & Accolades

  • 2012 Cheiron Book Prize, Cheiron: The International Society for the History of Behavioral & Social Sciences
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