Embodied History

"A useful and readable account of the ways in which the poor were regulated by the emergent disciplinary power of the modern state."—William and Mary Quarterly

Embodied History
The Lives of the Poor in Early Philadelphia

Simon P. Newman

2003 | 224 pages | Cloth $65.00 | Paper $24.95
American History
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Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Introduction

Chapter One: Almshouse Bodies
Chapter Two: Villainous Bodies
Chapter Three: Hospitalized Bodies
Chapter Four: Runaway Bodies
Chapter Five: Seafaring Bodies
Chapter Six: Dead Bodies

Afterword
Bibliography
Index
Acknowledgments