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From slavery to poverty : the racial origins of welfare in New York, 1840-1918

Author: Gunja SenGupta
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reveals that New York's interlocking network of private benevolence and municipal relief promoted a racialized and gendered definition of poverty and citizenship.

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SenGupta, Gunja.
From slavery to poverty.
New York : New York University Press, ©2009
(DLC) 2008045882
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gunja SenGupta
ISBN: 9780814740866 0814740863 9781441615626 1441615628
OCLC Number: 647825405
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 335 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Subaltern worlds in antebellum New York --
The white republic and "workfare" : Blackwell's island --
Not white, but worthy : maternalists and the "pious poor" of the colored home --
The color of juvenile justice : the New York House of Refuge --
Celtic sisters, Saxon keepers : class, whiteness, and the women of the Hopper home --
Black voluntarism and American identities : the Howard Orphanage and Industrial School.
Responsibility: Gunja SenGupta.

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"From Slavery to Poverty digs deeply into the vexed history of race and welfare in New York city. This book sparkles with fresh insights into the complicated story of black life in America's most Read more...

 
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