Jacob A. Riis: Photographer and Citizen

Jacob A. Riis: Photographer and Citizen

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by Alexander Alland
     
 

Jacob A. Riis: Photographer & Citizen by Alexander Alland, Sr. Preface by Ansel Adams. Riis's images of the slums of New York have influenced every subsequent generation of photographers, while his insightful exploration of the problems of urban life continues to be educational for societies around the world. 120 blackandwhite duotone photographs, 10 3/4 X 9 1/4, 220…  See more details below

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Jacob A. Riis: Photographer & Citizen by Alexander Alland, Sr. Preface by Ansel Adams. Riis's images of the slums of New York have influenced every subsequent generation of photographers, while his insightful exploration of the problems of urban life continues to be educational for societies around the world. 120 blackandwhite duotone photographs, 10 3/4 X 9 1/4, 220 pages. paperback;

I know of no contemporary work of this general character which gives such an impression of competence, integrity, and intensity."

Ansel Adams

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ISBN-13:
9780893815271
Publisher:
Aperture Foundation
Publication date:
04/01/1993
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
10.52(w) x 9.01(h) x 0.70(d)

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Jacob A. Riis 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The book was sensational! I have read it 5 times and each time it gets to me. I just have to read it once more. The book has sort of a suspence but a twist to creativity. I think that Jacob Riis is a sensational man and if he were living today I would die to just shake his hand.