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  • Bellevue: Three Centuries of Medicine and Mayhem at America's Most Storied Hospital
    Views : 60
    Pages : 400

    by: David M. Oshinsky

    Publisher: pDoubleday

    Book Description

    An eye-opening history of the Manhattan hospital whose name is a byword for asylums everywhere.

    If a person is taken to Bellevue, it’s never for good reasons. It is the hospital where sick homeless people, injured construction workers, and wounded cops and robbers come, scooped up from all over Manhattan, with elite wards for the eli ... more

    Publish on

    2016-11-15

    ISBN-10: 038552336X

    ISBN-13: 9780385523363

    Language: English

  • Worse Than Slavery
    Views : 239
    Pages : 320

    by: David M. Oshinsky

    Publisher: pFree Press

    Book Description

    An absorbing tale of a Southern prison whose name is synonymous with brutality.

    Historian Oshinsky (A Conspiracy So Immense, 1983) draws on materials ranging from court records and blues lyrics of black women prisoners to the novels of William Faulkner for this thoroughgoing history of Parchman Farm, Miss., a 20,000-acre planta ... more

    Publish on

    1996-04-04

    ISBN-10: 0684822989

    ISBN-13: 9780684822983

    Language: English