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Author Muckenhoupt, Margaret.

Title Dorothea Dix : advocate for mental health care / Margaret Muckenhoupt.

Publication Info. New York : Oxford University Press, [2003]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 North Boone CUSD 200 - HS Stacks - NBHY-11  XX(1243681.3)    AVAILABLE
 Plano CLD Adult Biography - PDBB-4  B DIX    AVAILABLE
 Seneca PL Adult Biography - SEBB-3  B DIX    AVAILABLE
Description 127 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Oxford portraits
Oxford portraits.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 122-123) and index.
Contents A girl begins her lonely journey -- "The world is my home" -- A teacher and an author -- Beginning the great work -- "I shall be obliged to speak with great plainness" -- Moral treatment for prisoners -- A veto at home, a welcome in Europe -- A model of charity for the South -- The American Florence Nightingale -- More travel, more battles.
Subject Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 1802-1887 -- Juvenile literature.
Dix, Dorothea Lynde, 1802-1887.
Women social reformers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Mentally ill -- Care -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Mentally ill -- Care -- History.
Women -- Biography.
ISBN 0195129210 alkaline paper

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