HOMELESS WANDERERS, movement and mental illness in the Cape Colony in the nineteenth century

: Swartz (S.)

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224pp., illus., paperback, Cape Town, 2015


Sally Swartz's study of the insane and their treatment in the Cape Colony between 1890 and 1910, focusing on the movement of the insane in search of care and on the various restrictions on their movement.

Clinical psychologist and psychotherapist Sally Schwartz is Associate Professor in the Psychology Department, University of Cape Town.