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Nielsen, Kim E
A disability history of the United States / Kim E. Nielsen
Boston : Beacon Press, c2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HV1553 .N54 2012    AVAILABLE
 SOE Curriuclum Lab, Rm 267  CL 362.40973 NIE    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) People with disabilities -- United States -- History
Sociology of disability -- United States -- History
People with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- History
Physical Description xxiii, 216 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 188-209) and index
Contents The spirit chooses the body it will occupy : indigenous North America, pre-1492 -- The poor, vicious, and infirm : Colonial communities, 1492-1700 -- The miserable wretches were then thrown into the sea : the late Colonial era, 1700-1776 -- The deviant and the dependent : creating citizens, 1776-1865 -- I am disabled, and must go at something else besides hard labor : the institutionalization of disability, 1865-1890 -- Three generations of imbeciles are enough : the Progressive Era, 1890-1927 -- We don't want tin cups : laying the groundwork, 1927-1968 -- I guess I'm an activist. I think it's just caring : rights and rights denies, 1968-
Series Revisioning American history

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