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A history of madness in sixteenth-century Germany

by H. C. Erik Midelfort

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Germany
    • Subjects:
    • Mental illness -- Germany -- History -- 16th century,
    • Social psychiatry -- Germany -- History -- 16th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [391]-425) and index.

      StatementH.C. Erik Midelfort.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRC450.G3 M528 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 438 p. :
      Number of Pages438
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL356700M
      ISBN 100804733341
      LC Control Number98016558

      Sixteenth-century Germany was also an age of folly, with fools filling a major role in German art and literature and present at every prince and princeling s court. The author analyzes what Renaissance Germans meant by folly and examines the lives and social contexts of several court fools. The book examines the history of madness at the H.C. Erik Midelfort, A History of Madness in 16th-Century Germany, Stanford, Stanford U.P., , xvi + pp., ISBN 0 This well-written book offers more than jus t a discussio n of one type of deviance called madness. In dealing with all conceivable phenomena somehow connected to

      sixteenth-century religious reform and the witch-hunts. See also H. C. Erik Midelfort, A History of Madness in Sixteenth-. Century Germany (Stanford, CA, ), 92–7; and Heiko A. Oberman, Luther: Man between God and the. Devil (New Haven, CT, ). 14 George Gifford, Sermons vpon the Whole Booke of the Revelation (London, ). See also   Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by

      Foucault briefly in A History of Madness in Sixteenth-century Germany (Stanford, California: Stanford University Press, ) Google Scholar C. Gordon, ‘ Histoire de la folie: an unknown book by Michel Foucault’ in Arthur Still and Irving Velody, eds, Rewriting the History of Madness: studies in Foucault’s Histoire de la Folie (London A History of Madness in Sixteenth-Century Germany - H. C. Erik Midelfort - 洋書の購入は楽天ブックスで。全品送料無料!購入毎に「楽天スーパーポイント」が貯まってお得!みんなのレビュー・感想も満載。


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