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From those two components Laure Murat embarks on an exploration of the surprising relationship between history and madness. She uncovers countless stories of patients whose delusions seem to be rooted in the historical or political traumas of their time like the watchmaker who believed he lived with a new head his original having been removed at the guillotine. In the troubled wake of the Revolution meanwhile French physicians diagnosed a number of mental illnesses tied to current events from revolutionary neuroses” and democratic disease” to the ambitious monomania” of the Restoration. How Murat asks do history and psychiatry the nation and the individual psyche interface?
A fascinating history of psychiatrybut of a wholly new sortThe Man Who Thought He Was Napoleon offers the first sustained analysis of the intertwined discourses of madness psychiatry history and political theory.
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