How The Other Half Lives, by Jacob Riis: (historyonthenet.com) https://www.histo


How The Other Half Lives, by Jacob Riis: (historyonthenet.com)
https://www.historyonthenet.com/authentichistory/1898-1913/2-progressivism/2-riis/
1) Review the photograph section at the beginning,
2) Read the Introduction, the concluding chapter XXV and two other chapters of your choice with a review of the key arguments.
3) Describe how the book reflects living conditions of the times and your understanding of how social reform measures sought to improve the lot of the underclass.
You don’t need to summarize the intro or conclusion, here it is fine to just summarize some key points from the chapters, but remember I will be most impressed by points where you can discuss some relationship to today (either in terms of progress or lack of progress) in your analysis.


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