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Roy Porter • 35 Items / 22 Books, 13 Reviews
A Social History of Madness (1988)
The World Through the Eyes of the Insane
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    Biography & Biology (10 Reviews)
    Sex and Class in Women's History, by Judith L. Newton, Mary P. Ryan, and Judith R. Walk...
    1. Sex and Class in Women's History by Judith L. Newton, Mary P. Ryan, and Judith R. Walkowitz, ...
    2. Larissa Reisner by Cathy Porter
    3. Out of the Cage by Gail Braybon and Penny Summerfield
    4. Reflections by Mary Gifford Brown
    5. Barbara Leigh Smith Bodichon and the Langham Place Group by Candida Ann Lacey
    6. The Sexuality Debates by Sheila Jeffreys
    7. The Education Papers by Dale Spender
    8. The Eighteenth Century Feminist Mind by Alice Browne
    9. The Female Malady by Elaine Showalter
    10. A Social History of Madness by Roy Porter
    Encounter, September/October 1988, pp. 49-53
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    Books Encountered (16 Reviews)
    To Thine Own Self Be True, by Lewis M. Andrews
    1. To Thine Own Self Be True by Lewis M. Andrews
    2. Pather Panchali by Bibhutibhushan Banerji
    3. Hope and Glory by John Boorman
    4. Letters to Thinkers by Edward de Bono
    5. Comrades by Bill Douglas
    6. Strategic and Operational Deception in the Second World War by Michael I. Handel
    7. The Heritage Industry by Robert Hewison
    8. Bodyshock by Liz Hodgkinson
    9. George Blake, Superspy by H. Montgomery Hyde
    10. Why Humans Vary in Intelligence by Seymour W. Itzkoff
    11. The Shape of English by Roger Lass
    12. A Social History of Madness by Roy Porter
    13. Going to Miami by David Rieff
    14. Katherine Mansfield by Claire Tomalin
    15. Memory by Mary Warnock
    16. Miscarriages of Justice by Bob Woffinden
    Encounter, January 1988, p. 55