|Portion of title
||Insane asylums in the United States
||Architecture, landscape, and American culture
Architecture, landscape, and American culture series. ^A710345
||Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. Transforming the treatment : architecture and moral management -- 2. Establishing the type : the development of Kirkbride plan hospitals and hope for an architectural cure -- 3. Breaking down : the cottage plan for asylums -- 4. Building up : hospitals for the insane after the Civil War -- Conclusion : the changing spaces of mental illness -- Appendix A : Note on terminology -- Appendix B : Occupations of patients in 1850 -- Appendix C : Cost of lunatic asylums in 1877 -- Appendix D : Comparative sizes of asylums, 1770-1872 -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
||Illustrated throughout, Yanni offers a fresh and original look at the American medical establishment's century-long preoccupation with therapeutic architecture as a way to cure social ills.
|Bibliography note||Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-185) and index.|
|ISBN||9780816649396 (alk. paper)|
|ISBN||0816649391 (alk. paper)|
|ISBN||9780816649402 (pbk. : alk. paper)|
|ISBN||0816649405 (pbk. : alk. paper)|