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"In Charge of the Loons": A Portrait of the London, Ontario Asylum for the Insane in the Nineteenth Century
(The Ontario Historical Society, 1982)
The London, Ontario Asylum for the Insane will be discussed for the years 1870 to 1902 (from its opening under the guidance of Henry Landor to the death of its second medical superintendent, Richard Maurice Bucke) from ...
Adventures in Maritime Quackery: The Leslie E. Keeley Gold Cure Institute of Fredericton, N.B.
(Acadiensis Press, 1988)
The Keeley movement in North America, which provided great riches for its founders, sobriety to some of its followers, and blindness and pain to a few unfortunates, is simple to dismiss as an isolated example of 19th ...
The Aristocratic Vice: The Medical Treatment of Drug Addiction at the Homewood Retreat, 1883-1900
(The Ontario Historical Society, 1983)
For most of the nineteenth century, drug addicts did not constitute a deviant social group but were simply individuals guilty of a specific moral transgression. By the 1920s, however, addicts were clearly social deviants, ...
"Because There is Pain": Alcoholism, Temperance and the Victorian Physician
(Canadian Society for the History of Medicine, 1985)
This paper will examine the early brief alliance and subsequent lengthy conflict between the medical profession and the temperance movement. Through examination of medical journals, government testimony and institutional ...
The First Mrs. Rochester: Wrongful Confinement, Social Redundancy, and Commitment to the Private Asylum, 1883-1923
(Canadian Historical Association, 1988)
Historians have debated the growth of asylums as either a movement towards social control or as a benevolent reform; yet commitment was primarily initiated by kin. The rapid overcrowding of asylums reflected the success ...
[Book Review] Dark Paradise: Opiate Addiction in America Before 1940
(Canadian Society for the History of Medicine, 1984)
Book review of "Dark paradise: Opiate addiction in America before 1940" by David Courtwright (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1982).
[Book Review] Changing Faces of Madness & Homes for the Mad
(The Quarterly Committee of Queen's University, 1989)
Book review of "Changing Faces of Madness: Early American Attitudes and Treatment of the Insane" by Mary Ann Jimenez (Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 1987) and "Homes for the Mad: Life Inside Two Nineteenth-Century ...
[Abstract] Moments of Unreason: The Practice of Canadian Psychiatry and the Homewood Retreat, 1883-1923
(McGill-Queen's University Press, 1989-11)
Abstract of "Moments of unreason: The practices of Canadian psychiatry and the Homewood Retreat, 1883-1923" by Cheryl Krasnick Warsh (Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1989).
The B.C. Salmon Farming Industry
(Aquaculture Association of Canada, 1988)
Oyster and trout farming have a much longer history, but it is salmon farming that has raised the profile of aquaculture on the West Coast. Salmon farming has had a brief but dramatic history. In 1971 the first salmon ...
Optimization of Array Configuration
(Acoustical Society of America, 1987-12)
The purpose of this study was to determine the optimal configuration of 2-, 3-, and 4- element hydrophone arrays. The noise field was taken to be isotropic and the arrays were constrained to lie in a horizontal plane. ...