Low Life: Lures and Snares of Old New York
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 8 mar. 2016 - 464 pagini
Luc Sante's Low Life is a portrait of America's greatest city, the riotous and anarchic breeding ground of modernity.
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Photographed in the late 1880s by Richard Hoe Lawrence, one of Riis's under
studies Tenement cut a way from James McCabe's Lights and Shadows. Police
station lodgers, photographed by Jacob Riis, late 1880s East Side lodging house
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Life, 1872. Note cellars, saloon, roof garden, catwalk, as well as the rich variety of
domestic dramas o A survey cited by Jacob Riis in the 1890s distinguished.
A survey cited by Jacob Riis in the 1890s distinguished between the respective
dangers of single tenements and double-deckers: the mortality rate for the First
Ward, for example, was 29.08 per thousand in the former case and 61.97 per ...
Many laws passed after 1890 are the direct result of the campaign of Jacob Riis,
through his journalism, books, and photographs. As a one-man band of social
reform, Riis altered the outlook of the whole city, and eventually the nation.
Lures and Snares of Old New York Luc Sante. The new-law air shaft: a scene
shot by Riis in the 1890s that could just as easily have been taken yester day A
couple in their ten em ent home, evidently under the eaves, photographed by
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There were a handful of interesting parts, but a lot of it turned into a laundry list of names. Once I decided to start skipping over parts that went too far down into details I started enjoying it a little more. Citiți recenzia completă
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It took me much longer than it should have to finish this book, because I was constantly putting it down to look up people on Wikipedia or to track down referenced books on Project Gutenberg or ... Citiți recenzia completă