Lambe, Jennifer L.,

Madhouse : psychiatry and politics in Cuban history / Jennifer L. Lambe. - 1 online resource (xiv, 325 pages) : illustrations. - JSTOR eBooks Envisioning Cuba . - Envisioning Cuba. .

Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-311) and index.

A moral revolution at Mazorra, 1899-1902 -- Fragments of a journey to Mazorra: from a "state of ruin" to a second occupation, 1902-1909 -- The great divergence: psychiatry, race, and the age of the inferno, 1909-1933 -- The plague of politiquería: corruption and the experts, 1934-1958 -- Banishing the inferno: from Mazorra to Hospital Psiquiátrico de La Habana -- The world the Revolution made: political process and mental transformation -- The repeating madhouse, from Havana to Miami.

1469631040 9781469631042

968205 MIL


Psychiatric hospitals--History.--Cuba--Mazorra
Psychiatry--History.--Cuba
Psychiatry--Political aspects--Cuba.

RC451.C9 / L36 2017

362.2/1