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Seminal Study of the rise of tenancy in New York City associated with changes brought
on by the Industrial Revolution, including the emergence of a large working class
Textured study of working-class life in mid-nineteenth century New York
with particular attention to the experience of immigrant working men.
An exploration of the lives of working-class women, their struggles
and triumphs in both the public and private domains.
Study of the changing patterns of prostitution in the nineteenth-century city including descriptions and
maps of the neighborhoods as well as some discussion of specific prostitutes and their clientele.
This group of sketches reveals the prejudices of the period and at the same time provides a colorful
picture of life in the nineteenth-century city. Invaluable introductory analysis by Blumin.