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

"On a two-mile stretch of land in New York's East River, a 19th-century horror story was unfolding ... Today we call it Roosevelt Island. Then, it was Blackwell's, site of a lunatic asylum, two prisons, an almshouse, and a number of hospitals. Conceived as the most modern, humane inca...

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Main Author: Horn, Stacy (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2018.
Edition:First edition.
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Clendening 1020B (Kansas City)

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Call Number: WM 27 .AN6 H813d 2018
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