(New) [Ten Days in a Mad House] AUTHOR Nellie Bly

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Download ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Nellie Bly Nellie Bly ✓ 6 review Ten Days in a Mad House Free read ↠ 106 L health experts entrusted with their care To her horror Bly encountered sane patients who had been committed on the barest of pretenses and came to the shocking realization that while the Blackwell Island asylum was remarkably easy to get into it was nearly impossible to leave This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all device. There are a number of publishers offering this book and of the few I have seen I found this publication to be enjoyableIn any of the publications readers will find the main story of how journalist Elizabeth Cochran Seaman pen name Nellie Bly posed as an insane person in order to gain entry into Bellevue hospital on Blackwell s Island This is a revealing look not only into how people were institutionalized 130 years ago but also the lack of knowledge of medical doctors at that time The book also includes two short articles on employment agencies and women working in paper box factoriesI found this publication enjoyable for a number of reasons There are hand drawn illustrations throughout the book depicting Ms Seaman at various stages of her investigations The back of the book features pictures of Ms Seaman and a list of words that might not be well known to modern readers The Annotations section in the back offers an overview of Blackwell s Island Lunatic Asylum as well as notes on Ms Seaman s participation Her other books are also listed If this book interests you I would recommend this publisher in Kindle or paperback over the others I have seenExcellent book for those interested in history or just curious about this slice of life in New York over a century ago Four stars

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Download ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Nellie Bly Nellie Bly ✓ 6 review Ten Days in a Mad House Free read ↠ 106 A courageous female journalist’s classic exposé of the horrific treatment of the mentally ill in nineteenth century America In 1887 Nellie Bly accepted an assignment from publisher Joseph Pulitzer of the New York World and went undercover at the lunatic asylum on Blackwell Island America’s first municipal mental hospital Calling herself “Nellie Brown” she was a. 35 Stars Ten Days in a Mad House is a book by newspaper reporter Nellie Bly Nellie took the terrifying task of posing as Nellie Borwn in an undercover assisment to investigate the deplorable conditions of insane asylums While on the assignment she feigned insanity at a women s boarding house and was involuntarily committed to the Women s Lunatic Alylum on Blackwell s Island Ten Days in a Mad House is a uick and insightful read into the way the mentally ill were treated or should I say mistreated in many cases during the latter part of the 19th century What shocked me the most about this story was how uickly the doctors pronounced Nellie insane and how many sick and sane people ended up in Asylums for completely the wrong reasons This account is told in a matter of fact style and is not dramatic in the telling but I suppose this is reflected in the fact that it was originally written as newpaper articlesIt was so upsetting to read the suffering of patients and while accounts of beatings and cruelty was difficult to read I found the patients suffering of cold and hunger and sanitary needs just heartbreaking as these people were what could only be described as tortured mentally and physically by the state and many of the employees of these institutionsThe public response to her writings was enormous and as a result and investigation was set up and a vast sum invested to improve conditions in the Asylums which was a great achievement for Nellie Bly and her time spent undercover did so much highlight the conditions of patients in Asylums Last to Die undercover at the lunatic asylum on Blackwell Island America’s first municipal mental hospital Calling herself “Nellie Brown” she was a. 35 Stars Ten Days in a Mad House is a book by newspaper reporter Nellie Bly Nellie took the terrifying task of posing as Nellie Borwn in an Night Moves undercover assisment to investigate the deplorable conditions of insane asylums While on the assignment she feigned insanity at a women s boarding house and was involuntarily committed to the Women s Lunatic Alylum on Blackwell s Island Ten Days in a Mad House is a Dark Tide Rising William Monk #24 uick and insightful read into the way the mentally ill were treated or should I say mistreated in many cases during the latter part of the 19th century What shocked me the most about this story was how Bridge of Clay uickly the doctors pronounced Nellie insane and how many sick and sane people ended Gargoyles of Gaylord Michigan Chillers up in Asylums for completely the wrong reasons This account is told in a matter of fact style and is not dramatic in the telling but I suppose this is reflected in the fact that it was originally written as newpaper articlesIt was so Yellow Brick War upsetting to read the suffering of patients and while accounts of beatings and cruelty was difficult to read I found the patients suffering of cold and hunger and sanitary needs just heartbreaking as these people were what could only be described as tortured mentally and physically by the state and many of the employees of these institutionsThe public response to her writings was enormous and as a result and investigation was set The Complete Excuses Handbook The Definitive Guide to Avoiding Blame and Shirking Responsibility for All Your Own Miserable Failings and Sloppy Mistakes up and a vast sum invested to improve conditions in the Asylums which was a great achievement for Nellie Bly and her time spent Lawrence Ferlinghetti versei undercover did so much highlight the conditions of patients in Asylums

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Download ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Nellie Bly Nellie Bly ✓ 6 review Ten Days in a Mad House Free read ↠ 106 Ble to convince policemen a judge and a series of doctors of her madness with a few well practiced facial expressions of derangement At the institution Bly discovered the stuff of nightmares Mentally ill patients were fed rotten inedible food; violently abused by a brutal uncaring staff; and misdiagnosed mistreated or generally ignored by the doctors and so called menta. Ten Days in a Mad House is one amazing book I love it The fact that it s a real story makes it even interestingNellie Bly is a journalist who is asked to go undercover as a patient in an asylum and write about it She does and it s amazing how easily she is declared insane The examination mainly consists in a brief physical checkup what s that all about looking at the tongue and a few uestions focused on whether or not she is a kept woman She is finally shipped to the Women s Lunatic Asylum on Blackwell s Island at which point she decides to start behaving normal again without letting her true identity be known Still she is labeled delusional and treated as such There s an almost funny situation in which the doctor asks Nellie if she hears voices during the night She replies truthfully that she does the nurses were always extremely noisyDuring Bly s stay at the asylum the doctors are ignorant and the nurses are abusive They mock beat and even strangle the patients And they threaten worse if anybody complains to the doctors Not to mention the ice cold baths They are administered regardless of the patient s health status Got a fever Here s a cold bath Pneumonia Even better It s just horrible and I m thankful for the time period I live in with its scientific progressAnd those poor women Not all of them were mad There were women brought in by their husbands fathers or friends Some of them didn t even know where they were being taken to until it was too lateTen Days in a Mad House is a short incisive book Bly tries to keep as objective as possible and you can read it here


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    Summary Ten Days in a Mad House (New) [Ten Days in a Mad House] AUTHOR Nellie Bly Nellie Bly ✓ 6 review If you read this book without knowing anything of Nellie Bly except that she was a journalist you might think it was a wonderful expose of the absolute horrors of bedlam in New York You might doubt whether really the food was so bad that apart from a crust or two and a bowl of cold tea it was totally inedible the bread had spiders baked into it You might wonder if the nurses were all nasty brutish and extremely violent uestion if

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    Nellie Bly ✓ 6 review Download ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Nellie Bly (New) [Ten Days in a Mad House] AUTHOR Nellie Bly This was a very disturbing read for me Mental health is an illness and this book showed how horribly patients were being treated at the Women's Lunatic Asylum in 1887 It brought back the horrible images of how in the 70's Geraldo Rivera blew

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    (New) [Ten Days in a Mad House] AUTHOR Nellie Bly 35 Stars Ten Days in a Mad House is a book by newspaper reporter Nellie Bly Nellie took the terrifying task of posing as Nel

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    (New) [Ten Days in a Mad House] AUTHOR Nellie Bly Ten Days in a Mad house hat's off to you Nellie Bly My new hero  For the sake of a story she faked insanity and she got herself ad

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    (New) [Ten Days in a Mad House] AUTHOR Nellie Bly This is an extraordinary account Nellie Bly was a force to be reckoned with as a reporter and as a person She allowed herself to be institutionalized in a notorious insane asylum in New York to do an investigation on how the mentally ill women were treated there Her article of that experience was written in 1887 She also did reports on Empl

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    (New) [Ten Days in a Mad House] AUTHOR Nellie Bly Nellie Bly ✓ 6 review Download ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Nellie Bly Ten Days in a Mad House is one amazing book I love it The fact that it's a real story makes it even interestingNellie Bly is a journalist who is asked to go undercover as a patient in an asylum and write about it She does and it's amazing how e

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    (New) [Ten Days in a Mad House] AUTHOR Nellie Bly Download ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Nellie Bly Nellie Bly ✓ 6 review For its time its uite a story and the reporter took uite a little risk when she got herself tossed into an asylum back in those days depending

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    Summary Ten Days in a Mad House Nellie Bly ✓ 6 review (New) [Ten Days in a Mad House] AUTHOR Nellie Bly There are a number of publishers offering this book and of the few I have seen I found this publication to be enjoyableIn any of the publications readers will find the main story of how journalist Elizabeth Cochran Seaman pe

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    Download ´ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ✓ Nellie Bly Nellie Bly ✓ 6 review Summary Ten Days in a Mad House Well Nellie Bly you have my utmost respect What an inspirational human being Someone that would purposely get themselves admitted into an asylum for the insane in order to potentially uncover the inhumane treatment of the women there has to be one amazing and passionate individual She did this not knowing whether she'd actually be able to get out again and even before women received the right to vote I've been knocked off my feet

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    Summary Ten Days in a Mad House (New) [Ten Days in a Mad House] AUTHOR Nellie Bly I always had a desire to know asylum life thoroughly a desire to be convinced that the most helpless of God's creatures the insane were cared for kindly and properly New York World journalist Elizabeth Cochran Seam

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