Abandoned: foundlings in nineteenth-century New York City

Children of accident and mystery : foundlings in history and memory -- New York as a nursing mother : foundlings in the antebellum city -- The murder of the innocents : New York discovers its foundlings -- The basket at the door : the foundling asylums open -- Out-Heroding Herod : the foundlings and...

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Main Author: Miller, Julie
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: New York, NY [u.a.] New York Univ. Press c 2008
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Summary:Children of accident and mystery : foundlings in history and memory -- New York as a nursing mother : foundlings in the antebellum city -- The murder of the innocents : New York discovers its foundlings -- The basket at the door : the foundling asylums open -- Out-Heroding Herod : the foundlings and the revolutionary -- The end of the foundling asylums -- Conclusion : the foundling disappears--almost
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. 243-310) and index
Physical Description:XIII, 319 S. ill 23 cm
ISBN:9780814757253
0814757251
9780814757260
081475726X