Monday, 30 June 2014

TNA podcast: Inconvenient people and how to find them: Tales from the Victorian lunacy panics

This presentation from May 29 at TNA by Sarah Wise is based on her recent book which tells the stories of the horrors of the Victorian medical system and lunacy. Often as not lunacy was used as an excuse to sideline those whose eccentricity, and often control over resources, were inconvenient to the family.

Check it out at http://media.nationalarchives.gov.uk/index.php/inconvenient-people/

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