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Jonathan Ablard

Jonathan Ablard is an assistant professor at Ithaca College, where he teaches Latin American history.

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Listed in: Argentina · History of Psychiatry · Latin American History · Medical Humanities · Latin American Studies

Cover of 'Madness in Buenos Aires'

Madness in Buenos Aires
Patients, Psychiatrists and the Argentine State, 1880–1983
By Jonathan Ablard

Madness in Buenos Aires examines the interactions between psychiatrists, patients and their families, and the national state in modern Argentina. This book offers a fresh interpretation of the Argentine state’s relationship to modernity and social change during the twentieth century, while also examining the often contentious place of psychiatry in modern Argentina.Drawing

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