The discovery of the asylum; social order and disorder in the new republic [by] David J. Rothman.


[1st ed.].. Boston, Little, Brown [1971] .

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Subjects Asiles -- États-Unis -- Histoire.
Asylums -- United States -- History.
Asylums.
Charities -- United States -- History.
Établissements publics -- États-Unis -- Histoire.
Gevangenissen.
Inrichtingen.
Prisons -- États-Unis -- Histoire.
Prisons -- United States -- History.
Prisons.
Public institutions -- United States -- History.
Public institutions.
Social Conditions -- United States -- History.
United States.
Description xx, 376 pages illustrations 22 cm
Copyright Date [1971]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
American Historical Association Albert A. Beveridge Award, 1971.
Summary Detailed history of U.S. social control of the criminal, poor, and mentally ill from colonial practices centered on human resources to "the age of the asylum," the Jacksonian era.
Contents The boundaries of colonial society -- Charity and correction in the eighteenth century -- The challenge of crime -- The invention pf the penitentiary -- Insanity and the social order -- The new world of the asylum -- The paradox of poverty -- The almshouse experience -- The well-ordered asylum -- The legacy of reform -- The enduring institution.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)142176
(OCoLC)ocm00142176
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Rothman, David J.
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