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The Resource Damnation Island : poor, sick, mad & criminal in 19th-century New York, by Stacy Horn

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

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Damnation Island : poor, sick, mad & criminal in 19th-century New York
Title
Damnation Island
Title remainder
poor, sick, mad & criminal in 19th-century New York
Statement of responsibility
by Stacy Horn
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the early history of Roosevelt Island, originally called Blackwell's Island, which was bought in 1828 by New York City and used as a lunatic asylum, prison, hospital, workhouse, and poorhouse, and recreates what daily life was like for those trapped there
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10658017
Cataloging source
CoCr/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Horn, Stacy
Dewey number
362.2/1/097471
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • French, William Glenney
  • Psychiatric hospitals
  • Mental illness
  • Roosevelt Island (New York, N.Y.)
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
poor, sick, mad & criminal in 19th-century New York
Label
Damnation Island : poor, sick, mad & criminal in 19th-century New York, by Stacy Horn
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-284)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 284 pages
Isbn
9781616205768
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2017052414
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1019834449
Label
Damnation Island : poor, sick, mad & criminal in 19th-century New York, by Stacy Horn
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-284)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 284 pages
Isbn
9781616205768
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2017052414
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1019834449

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