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Damnation Island : poor, sick, mad & criminal in 19th-century New York

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First edition.

"It's now known as New York City's Roosevelt Island. Originally called Blackwell's Island, it housed a lunatic asylum, prison, hospital, workhouse and almshouse in the 19th century. This book re-creates what daily life was like on the island, what politics shaped it, and what constituted therapy and charity in the nineteenth century"--

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  • 19 of 19 copies available at Westchester Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at The Field Library.

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The Field Library 362.21 H (Text)
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