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New South Wales - Glossary Term
The term imbecile is one of the categories of mental deficiency and usually described someone seen to be severely intellectually disabled.
- Evans, Caroline; Parry, Naomi, 'Vessels of progressivism? Tasmanian state girls and eugenics, 1900-1940', Australian Historical Studies, vol. 32, no. 117, 2001, pp. 322-333. Details
Prepared by: Naomi Parry
Created: 27 October 2011, Last modified: 19 August 2013