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Jacob A. Riis

Journalist (3-May-1849 — 26-May-1914)


Keith Gandal. Virtues of the Vicious: Jacob Riis, Stephen Crane and the Spectacle of the Slum. Oxford University Press. 1997. 216pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Webster's American Biographies (p.874)

  5. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of American Writers (p.343)

  6. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.641)

  7. Encyclopedia of American Biography (pp.936-37)

  8. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.872)

  9. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.612)

  10. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.865)

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