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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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Damnation Island: Poor, Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York
2019, Algonquin Books

ISBN-13: 9781616209353

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Damnation Island: Poor, Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York
2018, Algonquin Books

ISBN-13: 9781616205768

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Damnation Island: Poor, Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York
2018, HighBridge Audio, Old Saybrook

ISBN-13: 9781684411986

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