Damnation Island: Poor, Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York

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"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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French, William Glenney, -- 1814-1895
Mental illness -- Treatment -- New York (State) -- New York -- 19th century -- History
Mental illness -- Treatment -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century
Psychiatric hospitals -- New York (State) -- New York -- 19th century -- History
Psychiatric hospitals -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century
Roosevelt Island (New York, N.Y.) -- 19th century -- History
Roosevelt Island (New York, N.Y.) -- History -- 19th century
title_displayDamnation Island : poor, sick, mad & criminal in 19th-century New York
title_fullDamnation Island : Poor, Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York [electronic resource] Horn, Stacy.
Damnation Island : poor, sick, mad & criminal in 19th-century New York / Stacy Horn
Damnation Island : poor, sick, mad & criminal in 19th-century New York [electronic resource] Horn, Stacy,
Damnation Island Poor, Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York
title_shortDamnation Island
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French, William Glenney
History
Medical
Mental illness
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Psychiatric hospitals
Psychology
Treatment