Cover: Mind, Modernity, Madness: The Impact of Culture on Human Experience, from Harvard University PressCover: Mind, Modernity, Madness in HARDCOVER

Mind, Modernity, Madness

The Impact of Culture on Human Experience

Add to Cart

Product Details

HARDCOVER

$57.00 • £45.95 • €51.50

ISBN 9780674072763

Publication Date: 04/08/2013

Short

688 pages

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

1 line illustration, 2 tables

World

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • I. Philosophical
    • 1. Premises
    • 2. The Mind as an Emergent Phenomenon
  • II. Psychological
    • 3. Madness in Its Pure Form: Schizophrenia
    • 4. Madness Muddled: Manic-Depressive Illness
  • III. Historical
    • 5. The Cradle of Madness
    • 6. Going International: The Spread of Madness in Europe
    • 7. Madder Than Them All: From the Records of American Insanity
  • Afterword
  • Notes
  • Index

Recent News

Black lives matter. Black voices matter. A statement from HUP »

From Our Blog

Jacket: The Cabinet: George Washington and the Creation of an American Institution, by Lindsay Chervinsky, from Harvard University Press

Why You Should Participate in an (Online) Book Club

Online book clubs can be a rewarding way to connect with readers, Lindsay Chervinsky discovered, when she was invited to join one to discuss her book, The Cabinet: George Washington and the Creation of an American Institution. Since my book was published in April 2020, I’ve discovered that my work appeals to three main audiences. First, the general readers who are enthusiastic about history, attend virtual events, and tend to support local historic sites. Second, readers who are curious about our government institutions and the current political climate and are looking for answers about its origins. And third, history, social studies, and government teachers