At Home in the Institution

Material Life in Asylums, Lodging Houses and Schools in Victorian and Edwardian England

  • Jane¬†Hamlett

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
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    Pages 62-87
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  10. Back Matter
    Pages 170-225

About this book


At Home in the Institution examines space and material culture in asylums, lodging houses and schools in Victorian and Edwardian England, and explores the powerful influence of domesticity on all three institutional types.


Institutions lunatic asylums lodging houses schools material culture home domesticity space culture England model Victorian era

Authors and affiliations

  • Jane¬†Hamlett
    • 1
  1. 1.Royal HollowayUniversity of LondonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-45833-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-32239-5
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