Psychiatry on the edge? Vagrants, families and colonial asylums in India, 1857-1900

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This chapter looks at vagrants, families and colonial asylums in India during the period 1857-1900.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFringes of Empire
Subtitle of host publicationPeople, Places, and Spaces in Colonial India
EditorsSameetah Agha, Elizabeth Kolsky
Place of PublicationOxford
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)0198060319
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2009


  • psychiatry
  • vagrants
  • colonial asylums
  • india

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