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Riis, Jacob A. (Jacob August) 1849-1914

Overview
Works: 375 works in 1,100 publications in 5 languages and 19,107 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Fiction  History  Catalogs  Exhibition catalogs  Catalogues raisonnés  Documentary films  Biography  Christmas stories  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Photographer, Illustrator, Honoree, Author of introduction, Correspondent, Editor
Classifications: HV4046.N6, 301.441
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Most widely held works by Jacob A Riis
How the other half lives; studies among the tenements of New York by Jacob A Riis( Book )

83 editions published between 1890 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How the Other Half Lives together with its sequel Battle with the Slum reveal through Riis's sensationalist prose and photography the appalling living conditions in the Lower East Side of turn-of-the-century New York City
Theodore Roosevelt : the citizen by Jacob A Riis( Book )

74 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Om Theodore Roosevelt i årene 1858-1900, før han blev USAs præsident
The battle with the slum by Jacob A Riis( Book )

55 editions published between 1902 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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, improve conditions in schools, tenements and on playgrounds; and the removal from power of Boss Tweed and the Tammany organization. Of vital interest to anyone concerned with urban renewal and the plight of the city's poor at the turn of the century. -- Publishers description
How the other half lives : studies among the tenements of New York by Jacob A Riis( Book )

14 editions published between 1971 and 1997 in English and held by 1,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This classic account of slum conditions in New York City was first published in 1890. Annotation. Famous journalistic record, exposing poverty & degradation of New York slums around 1900, by major social reformer. Famous journalistic record, exposing poverty and degradation of New York slums around 1900, by major social reformer. 100 striking and influential photographs. In How The Other Half Lives New Yorkers read with horror that three-quarters of the residents of their city were housed in tenements and that in those tenements rents were substantially higher than in better sections of the city. In his book Riis gave a full and detailed picture of what life in those slums was like, how the slums were created, how and why they remained as they were, who was forced to live there, and offered suggestions for easing the lot of the poor
How the other half lives; studies among the tenements of New York by Jacob A Riis( Book )

27 editions published between 1929 and 1970 in English and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How the other half lives : studies among the tenements of New York by Jacob A Riis( Book )

19 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 792 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a detailed picture of what life in the slums of New York was like, how the slums were created, how and why they remained as they were, who was forced to live there, and offers suggestions for easing the lot of the poor
Children of the tenements by Jacob A Riis( Book )

35 editions published between 1903 and 2012 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacob Riis revisited; poverty and the slum in another era by Jacob A Riis( Book )

11 editions published between 1968 and 1973 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from the author's works
A ten years' war : an account of the battle with the slum in New York by Jacob A Riis( Book )

26 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out of Mulberry Street by Jacob A Riis( Book )

29 editions published between 1898 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True stories about the lives and homes of the poor in New York, selected from the author's newspaper and magazine stories
The peril and the preservation of the home : being the William L. Bull lectures for the year 1903 by Jacob A Riis( Book )

14 editions published between 1903 and 2007 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How the other half lives : authoritative text, contexts, criticism by Jacob A Riis( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The landmark 1890 expose of the squalid living conditions of New York's urban poor is presented in an edition that includes background and commentary by Riis's contemporaries as well as later critical appraisals
Constructive and preventive philanthropy by Joseph Lee( Book )

10 editions published between 1902 and 1906 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nibsy's Christmas by Jacob A Riis( Book )

16 editions published between 1893 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The old town by Jacob A Riis( Book )

13 editions published between 1909 and 2012 in English and Danish and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book by Jacob Riis chronicles the history of the Van Riepen family
Jacob A. Riis : revealing New York's other half : a complete catalogue of his photographs by Bonnie Yochelson( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Danish-born Jacob A. Riis found success in America as a reporter for the New York Tribune, first documenting crime and later turning his eye to housing reform. As tenement living conditions became unbearable in the wake of massive immigration, Riis and his camera captured some of the earliest, most powerful images of American urban poverty. This important publication is the first comprehensive study and complete catalogue of Riis's world-famous images, and places him at the forefront of early-20th-century social reform photography
Hero tales of the far North by Jacob A Riis( Book )

24 editions published between 1910 and 2011 in English and Icelandic and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an homage to his homeland, Jacob Riis documents the contributions of great Scandinavians in Hero Tales of the Far North. Discover who Riis himself looked up to in this book
Neighbors : life stories of the other half by Jacob A Riis( Book )

14 editions published between 1914 and 2010 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is there a Santa Claus? by Jacob A Riis( Book )

10 editions published between 1904 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover Jacob Riis' lighter side with Is There a Santa Claus? This is the perfect book for inquisitive children
The other half ... revisited( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines Riis's original photographs with the social vision of contemporary photographers: Margaret Morton, Eli Reed and Fred Conrad. Explores similarities and contrasts between 1890s and 1990s
 
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How the other half lives : studies among the tenements of New York
Alternative Names
Jacob A. Riis

Jacob A. Riis Amerikaans schrijver

Jacob A. Riis amerikansk skribent og fotograf

Jacob A. Riis Dansk-amerikansk skribent og fotograf

Jacob August Riis

Jacob August Riis US-amerikanischer Fotograf

Jacob Augustus Riis

Jacob Riis amerikansk författare och fotograf

Jacob Riis amerikansk skribent og fotograf

Jacob Riis biografía, fotoperiodista y reformador social danés-estadounidense, conocido porque utilizó su talento como fotógrafo y periodista para ayudar a los menos afortunados en la ciudad de Nueva York

Jacob Riis photographe américain

Riis, Jacob

Riis Jacob 1849-1914

Riis, Jacob A.

Riis, Jacob A., 1849-1914.

Riis, Jacob August

Riis, Jacob August 1849-1914

Riis, Jacob Augustus

Riis, Jacob Augustus 1849-1914

Riis, Jakob A. 1849-1914

Riss, Jacob August

Риис, Якоб Август

ג'ייקוב ריס

جاكوب ريس

ژاکوب ریس عکاس و نویسنده آمریکایی

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Theodore Roosevelt : the citizenThe battle with the slumHow the other half lives : studies among the tenements of New YorkHow the other half lives : studies among the tenements of New YorkChildren of the tenementsA ten years' war : an account of the battle with the slum in New YorkThe peril and the preservation of the home : being the William L. Bull lectures for the year 1903How the other half lives : authoritative text, contexts, criticism