Princeton University Library Catalog

Freedom and the cage : modern architecture and psychiatry in Central Europe, 1890-1914 / Leslie Topp.

Author:
Topp, Leslie, 1969- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2017]
Description:
xxii, 232 pages ; 26 cm.
Series:
  • Buildings, landscapes, and societies ; 10. [More in this series]
  • Buildings, landscapes, and societies ; 10
Summary note:
"Explores the issues surrounding the architectural design of insane asylums in the late nineteenth-century Habsburg Empire, including the paradox of maximizing individual freedom within an environment of involuntary confinement"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
The free institution -- Regions, nationalism, and the asylum as a political project -- "A white city shimmering" : the rhetorical heightening of control -- Utopia in process in Vienna's hinterland -- Spaces -- Boundaries.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
History.
ISBN:
  • 9780271077109 hardcover ; alkaline paper
  • 0271077107 hardcover ; alkaline paper
LCCN:
2016034219
OCLC:
958371031
Other standard number:
  • 99973899861
RCP:
C - S