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DAMNATION ISLAND: Poor, Sick, Mad & Criminal in 19th-Century New York

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DAMNATION ISLAND: Poor, Sick, Mad & Criminal in 19th-Century New York

The first contemporary investigative account of Blackwell's, a two mile stretch of land that was the site of a lunatic asylum, two prisons, an almshouse, and a number of hospitals on what is now Roosevelt Island, New York. Horn tells this chilling narrative through city records, newspaper articles, and archival reports, and brings this forgotten history alive. Illus.

Format: Hardbound
Pages: 284
Publisher: Algonquin
ISBN: 9781616205768
Item #: 3873234

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