The Battle with the Slum
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 organization.
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Years ago, I read Jacob Riis' "How the Other Half Lives," and thought it was great. Recently, I read a biography of Riis that I also really enjoyed. This book come across like it is: dated. But there ... Read full review