This Week’s New Books: Homeless and International Bohemia

Homeless
Homeless: Poverty and Place in Urban America


Ella Howard

288 pages | 6 x 9 | 21 illus.

Cloth 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4472-4 | $45.00 | £29.50

Ebook 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-0826-9 | $45.00 | £29.50
A volume in the Politics and Culture in Modern America series

Homeless explores the efforts of private and public institutions to solve the problem of homelessness by tracing the rise and fall of skid rows in America through the lens of New York's Bowery. Crowded onto skid rows, the homeless lived apart from the middle classes, who saw them as an aberrant population. Read more . . .

International Bohemia
International Bohemia: Scenes of Nineteenth-Century Life


Daniel Cottom

384 pages | 6 x 9 | 17 illus.

Cloth 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4488-5 | $59.95 | £39.00
EBook 2013 | ISBN 978-0-8122-0807-8 | $59.95 | £39.00
A volume in the Haney Foundation Series

Daniel Cottom traces the vagabond word "bohemia" as it migrated across national borders over the course of the nineteenth century—from France to the United States, England, Italy, Spain, and Germany—and how it was transformed, contested, or rejected along the way. Read more . . .

 


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