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

Overview
Works: 379 works in 999 publications in 4 languages and 16,864 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Pictorial works  Bibliography  Short stories  History  Catalogs  Biography  Christmas stories  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Photographer, Illustrator, Honoree, Editor, Author of introduction, Correspondent, Artist
Classifications: HV4046.N6, 301.441
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Most widely held works by Jacob A Riis
Theodore Roosevelt : the citizen by Jacob A Riis( Book )

68 editions published between 1903 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,338 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 )

54 editions published between 1902 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,226 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 )

26 editions published between 1929 and 1970 in English and held by 943 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

18 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 788 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 )

37 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 )

25 editions published between 1898 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 452 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
Nibsy's Christmas by Jacob A Riis( Book )

14 editions published between 1893 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Constructive and preventive philanthropy by Joseph Lee( Book )

8 editions published between 1902 and 1906 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 225 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
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

The Poor in great cities by Robert Archey Woods( Book )

8 editions published between 1895 and 1896 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The issue of poverty was an issue taken up by many interested in human rights and social reform. This book contains writings from a variety of authors and examines the lives of the poor and reform efforts to try to help those living in poverty
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
How the other half lives : studies among the tenements of New York by Jacob A Riis( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christmas stories by Jacob A Riis( Book )

3 editions published in 1923 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The other half revisited : the legacy of Jacob A. Riis( Visual )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 42 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
Jacob A. Riis : photographer & citizen by Alexander Alland( Book )

6 editions published between 1974 and 1993 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs from the Riis family's private collection (later given to the Museum of the City of New York) on the immigrant slums of New York City. Captions come from Riis' own writings. Alland can be credited somewhat for reviving historical interest in Riis' photographs
Jacob Riis by Jacob A Riis( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and French and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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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

ជេកខប រីស

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The battle with the slumHow 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 YorkHow the other half lives : authoritative text, contexts, criticismHero tales of the far NorthNeighbors : life stories of the other halfHow the other half lives : studies among the tenements of New York