How the Other Half Lives / Edition 1

How the Other Half Lives / Edition 1

by Jacob A. Riis
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0312117000

ISBN-13: 9780312117009

Pub. Date: 04/28/1996

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.

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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:
9780312117009
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date:
04/28/1996
Series:
The Bedford Series in History and Culture
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
274
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.18(h) x 0.46(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface

PART I. 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 II. THE DOCUMENT

How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York

APPENDICES

A Riis Chronolgy (1849-1914)
Questions for Consideration
Selected Bibliography

Index

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