A disability history of the United States /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Nielsen, Kim E.
Format: Book
Published: Boston : Beacon Press, [2012]
Series:Revisioning American history.
Table of 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- .