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Title:
Medical muses : hysteria in nineteenth-century Paris
Author:
Hustvedt, Asti.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : W.W. Norton & Co., [2011]

©2011
Physical Description:
x, 372 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Summary:
Depicts the lives of three French women who became unwitting celebrities after being committed to the hysteria ward of Salpetrière Hospital in 1870s Paris and delves into the treatment they received from noted French neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780393025606
Format :
Book

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