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Two Visits to the Cairo Asylum, 1877 and 1878

  • A. R. Urquhart (a1)
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It has been pointed out that, however potent Islam has proved in the history of civilisation, progress within its narrow boundaries is unknown—its development is at once full-blown. And especially is this true with regard to the treatment of its lunatics; for whatever credit may be due to the pioneers of Mohammedanism in originating the idea of the separation of the insane from the sane, it is sadly marred by the fact that in thus caring for the welfare of the community at large they have quite overlooked that of the luckless minority.

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Two Visits to the Cairo Asylum, 1877 and 1878

  • A. R. Urquhart (a1)
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