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Author Nye, Robert A.
Title Crime, Madness and Politics in Modern France : the Medical Concept of National Decline.
Imprint Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2014.

Author Nye, Robert A.
Series Princeton Legacy Library
Princeton legacy library.
Subject Public opinion -- France -- History -- 19th century.
Deviant behavior -- Public opinion -- History -- 19th century.
Physicians -- France -- Attitudes -- History -- 19th century.
Degeneration -- Public opinion -- History -- 19th century.
Criminal justice, Administration of -- France -- History -- 19th century.
France -- Politics and government -- 1870-1940.
Description 1 online resource (385 pages)
Note Print version record.
Contents Cover; Contents; II Criminal Law, Medicine, and Justice in the Nineteenth Century.
Summary Robert A. Nye places in historical context a medical concept of deviance that developed in France in the last half of the nineteenth century, when medical models of cultural crisis linked thinking about crime, mental illness, prostitution, alcoholism, suicide, and other pathologies to French national decline. Originally published in 1984. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These paperback editions preserve the original t.
ISBN 9781400856275 (electronic bk.)
1400856272 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 884013434
Additional Format Print version: Nye, Robert A. Crime, Madness and Politics in Modern France : The Medical Concept of National Decline. Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2014

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