CONTAINING THE POOR: THE MEXICO CITY POOR HOUSE, 1774-1871.
Arrom, Silvia Marina.
Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2000. 1st ed. Octavo, wraps, 398 p., maps, photos, tables, graphics, bibl., index, (Clean, unread copy) New Paperback 0822325616 Tells the saga of the ill-fated plan to eliminate poverty and impose a new work ethic on former beggars by establishing a forcible internment policy for some and putting others to work. (Item ID: 143889)