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Author Nielsen, Kim E.

Title A disability history of the United States [Axis 360 electronic resource] / Kim E. Nielsen.

Imprint Boston : Beacon Press, c2012.
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 216 p.)
Series ReVisioning American history
Revisioning American history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The spirit chooses the body it will occupy : indigenous North America, pre-1492 -- The poor, vicious, and inform : 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- .
Subject People with disabilities -- United States -- History.
Sociology of disability -- United States -- History.
People with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- History.
People with disabilities (OCoLC)fst01057245
People with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc (OCoLC)fst01057298
Sociology of disability (OCoLC)fst01123936
United States (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre Electronic books.
History (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Baker & Taylor Axis 360
Other Form: Print version: Nielsen, Kim E. Disability history of the United States. Boston : Beacon Press, c2012 9780807022023 (DLC) 2012014236 (OCoLC)773021834
ISBN 9780807022030 (electronic bk.)
0807022039 (electronic bk.)
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