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Abandoned : foundlings in nineteenth-century New York City / Julie Miller.

Author/creator Miller, Julie, 1959-
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoNew York : New York University Press,
Descriptionxiii, 319 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Contents 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.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 243-310) and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2007043280
ISBN9780814757253 (cl : alk. paper)
ISBN0814757251 (cl : alk. paper)
ISBN9780814757260 (pb : alk. paper)
ISBN081475726X (pb : alk. paper)

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