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::The:: Hobo

the sociology of the homeless man; a study prepared for the Chicago council of social agencies under the direction of the committee on homeless men
Author: Search for this author Anderson, Nels (author)
Statement of Responsibility: by Nels Anderson
Year: 2014
Publisher: Mansfield Centre, Conn., Martino Publ.
Media group: Buch
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2014 Reprint of 1961 Edition. Exact facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. This is an account, written with insight and sympathy, of the life of the hobo, life in "Hobohemia," a frontier that was already beginning to vanish when this study originally appeared in 1923. The author, drawing from his own experience as a hobo, pictures life in the "main stem" of Halsted and State Streets in Chicago. Here are the customs and class distinctions, language, songs, morals and intellectual life of this body of men who, for widely varying reasons, chose the migratory life. A new introduction by the author places the hobo in historical perspective and explains his disappearance from the American scene.

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Author: Search for this author Anderson, Nels (author)
Statement of Responsibility: by Nels Anderson
Year: 2014
Publisher: Mansfield Centre, Conn., Martino Publ.
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ISBN: 978-1-61427-744-6
ISBN (2nd): 1-61427-744-3
Description: [Nachdruck d. Ausg. 1923], XXXII, 296 S. : Ill.
Tags: Hobo, Martha Cooper
Participating parties: Search for this character Cooper, Martha (photographer (expression) )
Language: Englisch
Media group: Buch