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Alexander Morison, Joseph Guislain, Bernard Everts, Daniel Hack Tuke

This website documents four journeys made by nineteenth-century psychiatrists of northern Europe in the years of relative peace between the Napoleonic Wars and the Crimean War. These journeys were a small part of the lively intellectual and cultural exchange that gave birth to psychiatry as a branch of modern Western medicine.

In particular, the journeys bear witness to

The four journeys were made by

You can browse the histories of the institutions Morison, Guislain, Everts and Tuke visited on these journeys (or mentioned in passing without visiting), and the accounts they wrote of their visits, or conduct a free-text search of this material.

Updated: [13 September 2006]