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Rediscovering Jacob Riis

Exposure Journalism and Photography in Turn-of-the-Century New York

by Bonnie Yochelson and Daniel Czitrom

Hardcover, 268 pages, Perseus Distribution Services, List Price: $35 |

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Rediscovering Jacob Riis
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Exposure Journalism and Photography in Turn-of-the-Century New York
Author
Bonnie Yochelson and Daniel Czitrom

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Profiles the late-nineteenth-century photographer most remembered for his depictions of New York's urban poor at the height of European immigration, in a visual study that evaluates his work as a proponent of social reform.

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Jacob Riis: Shedding Light On NYC's 'Other Half'
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