How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York

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Applewood Books, 2011 - History - 304 pages
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User Review  - JVioland - LibraryThing

All Liberals and those who profess to be humanitarians need to read this book. Riis, a reporter for a New York newspaper, investigated the tenements and the society that calls them home. This book is ... Read full review

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User Review  - encephalical - LibraryThing

The most racist book I've read. Entirely condescending and patronizing. The raw data is interesting, the description of the living conditions mind blowing, but the criticisms leveled at other cultures ... Read full review

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