Riis, Jacob A. HOW THE OTHER HALF LIVES
Penguin Publishing Group 1997 0140436790 / 9780140436792 Paperback Good
First published in 1890, Jacob Riis's remarkable study of the horrendous li ving conditions of the poor in New York City had an immediate and extraordi nary impact on society, inspiring reforms that affected the lives of millio ns of people. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.