Plain Folk: The Life Stories of Undistinguished Americans / Edition 1 by David M Katzman | 9780252008849 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Plain Folk: The Life Stories Of Undistinguished Americans

Plain Folk: The Life Stories Of Undistinguished Americans

by David M Katzman, William M Tuttle
     
 

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Plain Folk depicts both the ordinary occupations and ethnic and racial diversity of America at the turn of the century. But, unlike the reportorial studies by such people as Jacob Riis or the settlement house reports of Jane Addams, Plain Folk presents the actual voices of the working class, untouched by the worldview of reformers, unchanged by the eyes of academics.

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Plain Folk depicts both the ordinary occupations and ethnic and racial diversity of America at the turn of the century. But, unlike the reportorial studies by such people as Jacob Riis or the settlement house reports of Jane Addams, Plain Folk presents the actual voices of the working class, untouched by the worldview of reformers, unchanged by the eyes of academics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780252008849
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Publication date:
03/01/1982
Pages:
240

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