The Poorhouses of Massachusetts

The Poorhouses of Massachusetts

A Cultural and Architectural History

Book - 2012
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"This volume details the rise and decline of poorhouses in Massachusetts, painting a portrait of life inside these institutions and revealing a history of political and social turmoil over issues that still dominate the conversation about welfare recipients today. This work also provides photographs and histories of dozens of former poorhouses across the state, some still stand"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., Publishers, c2012
ISBN: 9780786466443
Branch Call Number: HV63.U6 M45 2012
974.4 Meltsner
Characteristics: xii, 235 p. : ill. ; 26 cm


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