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The Last asylum : a memoir of madness in our times

Begins with Barbara Taylor's visit to the innocuously named Princess Park Manor in Friern Barnet, North London - a picture of luxury and repose. But this is the former site of one of England's most infamous lunatic asylums, the Middlesex County Pauper Lunatic Aslyum at Colney Hatch.

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32320003899964 B TAY
Adult Non Fiction   Thornton library . . Available .  
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ISBN 9780241145098 (hardback)
0241145090 (hardback)
Classification Number B TAY
Author Taylor, Barbara, 1950 Apr. 11-
Title The Last asylum : a memoir of madness in our times [BK]
Publisher London : : Hamish hamilton,, 2014.
Contents Machine generated contents note: PART ONE -- 1.Beginning -- 2.History -- 3.Spain -- 4.Genius -- 5.Dead Babies -- 6.God -- 7.Sex -- 8.Hunger -- 9.Filth -- 10.Crisis -- 11.Women -- 12.Bad Dreaming -- 13.Inferno -- PART TWO -- 14.The Asylum -- 15.First Day -- 16.In the Bin -- 17.Psychoanalysis and Psychiatry -- 18.Friendship -- 19.Mad Women -- 20.Day Patient -- 21.The Hostel -- PART THREE -- 22.Change -- 23.Separation -- 24.Cure -- 25.Stories -- 26.Endings.
Begins with Barbara Taylor's visit to the innocuously named Princess Park Manor in Friern Barnet, North London - a picture of luxury and repose. But this is the former site of one of England's most infamous lunatic asylums, the Middlesex County Pauper Lunatic Aslyum at Colney Hatch.
Taylor, Barbara 1950 April 11-
Taylor, Barbara 1950 April 11-
Subject Friern Hospital
Psychoanalysis -- Great Britain -- Biography
Psychiatric hospitals -- Great Britain
Mentally ill -- Great Britain -- Biography
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