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How the Other Half Lives
by Jacob A. Riis and Luc Sante




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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. Riis's reliance on specific, hard facts as weapons of social criticism pioneered the style of crusading journalism that continues today. Photos throughout.

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Overview

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. Riis's reliance on specific, hard facts as weapons of social criticism pioneered the style of crusading journalism that continues today. Photos throughout.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780140436792
  • ISBN-10: 0140436790
  • Publisher: Penguin Group
  • Publish Date: November 1997
  • Page Count: 256
  • Reading Level: Ages 18-UP
  • Dimensions: 7.73 x 5.09 x 0.51 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.4 pounds

Series: Penguin Classics

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