How the Other Half Lives (Paperback)
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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.
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About the Author
Jacob Riis (1849-1914) was a journalist and photographer born in Denmark. Luc Sante teaches writing and the history of photography at Bard College. His books include Low Life, Evidence, and The Factory of Facts.