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Silver cities : the photography of American urbanization, 1839-1915

Author: Peter B Hales
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1984.
Series: American civilization.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Jacob A Riis; Jacob A Riis
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter B Hales
ISBN: 0877222991 9780877222996
OCLC Number: 9646467
Notes: "Focus[es] on five of the largest urban centers in America - San Francisco, Denver, Chicago, Boston, and New York City - during different stages of growth"--Page 2 of cover.
Description: x, 315 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents: Development of an urban photographic style, 1839-1870 --
Grand style urban photography, 1870-1893 --
At its peak : grand style photography and the World's Columbian Exposition, 1892-1895 --
The hidden hand : Jacob Riis and the birth of reform photography --
Photography and the dynamic city, 1890-1915.
Series Title: American civilization.
Responsibility: Peter B. Hales.

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