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The Resource How the other half lives : studies among the tenements of New York : with related documents, by Jacob A. Riis ; edited with an introduction by David Leviatin

How the other half lives : studies among the tenements of New York : with related documents, by Jacob A. Riis ; edited with an introduction by David Leviatin

Label
How the other half lives : studies among the tenements of New York : with related documents
Title
How the other half lives
Title remainder
studies among the tenements of New York : with related documents
Statement of responsibility
by Jacob A. Riis ; edited with an introduction by David Leviatin
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
IMD
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1849-1914
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Riis, Jacob A.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plans
  • photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
HV4046.N6
LC item number
R58 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Leviatin, David
Series statement
The Bedford series in history and culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Poor
  • Tenement houses
Label
How the other half lives : studies among the tenements of New York : with related documents, by Jacob A. Riis ; edited with an introduction by David Leviatin
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New York : Scribner, 1890
  • "As in the first edition, my goal for this second edition has been to produce a text that resembles, as closely as possible, the original 1890 edition ... The only substantive change is the inclusion of the full-frame contact prints from the Jacob A. Riis Collection of the Museum of the City of New York that were made by the Chicago Albumen Works in 1994"--Page xi
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 289) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one. Framing the poor : the irresistibility of How the other half lives. The flash : Jacob Riis discovers light ; The American scene : the search for order ; How the other half looks : interpreting Riis's view of poverty -- Part two. How the other half lives : studies among the tenements of New York -- Part three. Related documents. Jacob A. Riis, The other half and how they live : story in pictures, November 9, 1891 ; Six illustrations from the 1890 edition of How the other half lives -- Appendices. A Jacob A. Riis chronology (1849-1914) ; Questions for consideration
Control code
ocn682581715
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xv, 299 pages
Isbn
9780312574017
Lccn
2010928030
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, plans
System control number
(OCoLC)682581715
Label
How the other half lives : studies among the tenements of New York : with related documents, by Jacob A. Riis ; edited with an introduction by David Leviatin
Link
Publication
Note
  • Originally published: New York : Scribner, 1890
  • "As in the first edition, my goal for this second edition has been to produce a text that resembles, as closely as possible, the original 1890 edition ... The only substantive change is the inclusion of the full-frame contact prints from the Jacob A. Riis Collection of the Museum of the City of New York that were made by the Chicago Albumen Works in 1994"--Page xi
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 289) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one. Framing the poor : the irresistibility of How the other half lives. The flash : Jacob Riis discovers light ; The American scene : the search for order ; How the other half looks : interpreting Riis's view of poverty -- Part two. How the other half lives : studies among the tenements of New York -- Part three. Related documents. Jacob A. Riis, The other half and how they live : story in pictures, November 9, 1891 ; Six illustrations from the 1890 edition of How the other half lives -- Appendices. A Jacob A. Riis chronology (1849-1914) ; Questions for consideration
Control code
ocn682581715
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
xv, 299 pages
Isbn
9780312574017
Lccn
2010928030
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, plans
System control number
(OCoLC)682581715

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