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

Horn, Stacy, (author.).
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  • 4 of 18 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

5 current holds with 18 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver 362.21097471 HORN (Text) 34304000902156 Adult - Nonfiction Available -
Eckhart PL - Auburn Plaza 362.2 HOR (Text) 840191002515678 Auburn Plaza - New Adult Nonfiction Checked out 06/26/2018
Greenwood PL - Greenwood 362.21 HOR (Text) 36626103944195 2nd Floor New Adult Checked out 07/09/2018
Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown 362.2109 HORN (Text) 39213000828354 New Adult Nonfiction Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland 362.2109 H813 (Text) 76383000459006 Adult New Shelf, NF Checked out 06/27/2018
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 362.21 HOR (Text) 34330513241696 Adult - New Non-Fiction Books Checked out 07/06/2018
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 362.21 HOR (Text) 37323005397677 NEW-BKS Checked out 07/05/2018
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 362.2109 HOR (Text) 78551000536675 Non-Fiction Checked out 06/30/2018
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library ACQ9066 (Text) NWBRG9066 New Materials On order -
North Madison Co PL - Elwood PL 362.2109 HOR (Text) 30419101520143 New Non-Fiction Checked out 06/26/2018
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781616205768
  • ISBN: 1616205768
  • Physical Description: xii, 284 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2018.

Content descriptions

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Includes bibliographical references (pages [269]-284).
Summary, etc.:
"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."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: French, William Glenney, 1814-1895.
Psychiatric hospitals > New York (State) > New York > History > 19th century.
Mental illness > Treatment > New York (State) > New York > History > 19th century.
Roosevelt Island (New York, N.Y.) > History > 19th century.

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