Plain Folk: The Life Stories of Undistinguished Americans / Edition 1

Plain Folk: The Life Stories of Undistinguished Americans / Edition 1

by David M Katzman
     
 

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. See more details below

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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:
9780252009068
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
Publication date:
02/28/1982
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

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