The Battle with the Slum by Jacob A. Riis

Classic work of reportage documents life of the urban poor at the turn of the century. Real-life tales and rare photographs celebrate efforts to demolish breeding grounds of crime and improve conditions in schools and tenements.

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The 464th greatest nonfiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - The New York Public Library's Books of the Century (New York Public Library)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
A Ten Year's War: An Account of the Battle with the Slum in New York (1900) Paperback 20505015 $29.38 $29.32 2010
The Battle with the Slum (New York City) Paperback 4134358 $5.99 $2.00 1998
The Battle with the Slum (New York City) Kindle Edition 2580285 2013
The Battle with the Slum Hardcover 13614182 $39.07 $39.01 2008
A ten years' war: an account of the battle with the slum in New York Paperback 18893135 $4.13 2010
A Ten Years' War. An Account of the Battle with the Slum in New York Paperback 11672092 $16.95 2016
The Battle with the Slum Paperback 6180934 $7.49 $7.82 2017
The Battle with the Slum Hardcover 14469281 $29.95 $36.60 2015
A Ten Year's War: An Account of the Battle with the Slum in New York Paperback 13083479 $10.00 $10.05 2013
The Battle with the Slum - Primary Source Edition Paperback 14322932 $38.75 2013
The Battle with the Slum: Annotated Kindle Edition 1020554 $1.99 2020
The Battle with the Slum Paperback 4425755 $5.23 2015