This way madness lies mike jay on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers a compelling and evocatively illustrated exploration of the evolution of the asylum and its role in society over the course of four centuries this way madness lies is a thought provoking exploration of the history of madness and its treatment as seen through the lens of its proverbial home bethlem royal . This way madness lies is a thought provoking exploration of the history of madness and its treatment as seen through the lens of its proverbial home bethlem royal hospital london popularly known as bedlam the book charts the evolution of the asylum through four incarnations the eighteenth century madhouse the nineteenth century asylum the twentieth century mental ho. This way madness lies was published in partnership with londons wellcome collection for the exhibition bedlam the asylum and beyond which ran from september 2016 january 2017 and was curated by mike jay and brbara rodriguez muoz it is a book that was meant to accompany the exhibition yet which by virtue of the substantial text and reproductions can stand alone. This way madness lies the three ages of the asylum by mike jay 6000 buy online or call us 61 3 96632015 from metropolis bookshop level 3 curtin house 252 swanston street melbourne victoria australia. This way madness lies by mike jay explores the meaning of madness or mental illness through the prism of the institution that defined it the asylum combining the perspectives of doctors and patients artists social commentators and reformers it tells the story of its successive incarnations the 18th century madhouse designed to segregate its inmates from society the 19th century
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