Close-up portrait of Samuel Gridley Howe and cover of The Manliest Man book

The Manliest Man

Samuel G. Howe and the Contours of Nineteenth-century American Reform ― by James W. Trent Jr.

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Inventing the Feeble Mind

 James W. Trent Jr.'s first book explores the nation's changing perceptions of intellectual disabilities over the past 150 years.

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UMass Press Catalog

 See The Manliest Man featured at the front of the UMass Press's Spring & Summer 2012 catalog.

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