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

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Abstract

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
Pages188-206
Number of pages19
ISBN (Print)0198060319
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2009

Keywords

  • psychiatry
  • vagrants
  • colonial asylums
  • india

Cite this

Mills, J. (2009). Psychiatry on the edge? Vagrants, families and colonial asylums in India, 1857-1900. In S. Agha, & E. Kolsky (Eds.), Fringes of Empire: People, Places, and Spaces in Colonial India (pp. 188-206). Oxford University Press.