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  • How the Other Half Livesby Jacob Riis

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 16.95

    Jacob Riis was one of the very few men who photographed the slums of New York at the turn of the century, when as many as 300,000 people per square mile were crowded into the tenements of New York's Lower East Side. The filth and degradation made the area a hell for the immigrants forced to live there. Riis was one of those immigrants, and, after... more...

  • The Battle with the Slumby Jacob A. Riis

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 17.99

    Splendid sequel to author's 1902 classic, How the Other Half Lives . Compelling real-life tales, accompanied by rare photographs and engravings, report on the status of living conditions among New York City's poor and exploited, including successful efforts to demolish breeding grounds of crime and the removal from power of Boss Tweed and the Tammany... more...

  • How the Other Half Livesby Jacob A. Riis; Luc Sante

    Penguin Publishing Group 1997; US$ 16.00

    First published in 1890, Jacob Riis's remarkable study of the horrendous living conditions of the poor in New York City had an immediate and extraordinary impact on society, inspiring reforms that affected the lives of millions of people. more...

  • How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New Yorkby Jacob A. Riis

    Digireads.com Publishing 2005; US$ 8.99

    "How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York" by Jacob A. Riis is a classic work of literature that can be enjoyed by all. Download "How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York" and enjoy another quality Digireads. more...

  • The Battle with the Slumby Jacob A. Riis

    Digireads.com Publishing 2012; US$ 8.99

    Jacob A. Riis (1849-1941), pioneer of social documentary photography and journalism, occupies a singular position in the history of social journalism. Jacob A. Riis spent his life bringing to light the societal effects of urban decay and poverty in 19th century America. Here is presented his 1901 book "The Battle with the Slum", an arresting... more...

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