Books by Charlotte MacKenzie

Released: Jan. 1, 1997

"A punchy study that makes up for its occasionally dry tone with scholarly rigor and zeal. (18 photos, not seen)"
A terse traipse through Foucault terrain that explores the careers of several Victorians who made a living out of the ``lunacy trade.'' According to sociologist Scull (Univ. of Calif., San Diego) and British health and education experts MacKenzie and Hervey, the advance of capitalism in the 19th century gave rise to a whole class of people who brought ``skill and expertise rather than material goods'' to the marketplace. Read full book review >