How the Other Half Lives / Edition 2 by Jacob A. Riis, David Leviatin | | 9780312574017 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
How the Other Half Lives / Edition 2

How the Other Half Lives / Edition 2

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by Jacob A. Riis, David Leviatin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312574010

ISBN-13: 9780312574017

Pub. Date: 09/22/2010

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

Famous journalistic record, exposing poverty and degradation of New York slums around 1900, by major social reformer. 100 striking and influential photographs.

Overview

Famous journalistic record, exposing poverty and degradation of New York slums around 1900, by major social reformer. 100 striking and influential photographs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312574017
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date:
09/22/2010
Series:
Bedford Cultural Editions Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
351,560
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
A Note about the Text and Images
List of Map and Illustrations
 
PART ONE. INTRODUCTION: Framing the Poor – The Irresistibility of How the Other Half Lives
     The Flash: Jacob Riis Discovers Light
     The American Scene: The Search for Order
     How the Other Half Looks: Interpreting Riis’s View of Poverty
 
PART TWO.
     How the Other Half Lives: Studies among the Tenements of New York
 
PART THREE. RELATED DOCUMENTS
     1. Jacob A. Riis, The Other Half and How They Live: Story in Pictures, November 9, 1891
     2. Six Illustrations from the 1890 Edition of How the Other Half Lives
 
Appendixes
     A Jacob A. Riis Chronology (1849–1923)
     Questions for Consideration
     Selected Bibliography
 
Index

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