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1878-1899: Lifestyles, Social Trends, and Fashion: Publications

1878-1899: Lifestyles, Social Trends, and Fashion: Publications

Jane Addams, Hull-House Maps and Papers (New York & Boston: Crowell, 1895)an extensive study of tenement conditions, sweatshops, child labor, and other problems in the Nineteenth Ward of Chicago;

Charles Carroll, The Negro a Beast: or, In the Image of God (Saint Louis: American Book & Bible House, 1900)one of the most racist books of the period, hich Carroll declared that Africans, Native Americans, and Mongolians were subhuman;

Fannie Farmer, The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book (Boston: Little, Brown, 1896)a best-selling cookbook that emphasized nutrition and introduced the use of standard measurements to many American households;

Henry George, Progress and Poverty: An Inquiry into the Cause of Industrial Depressions and of Increase of Want with Increase of Wealth (New York: Appleton, 1880)a famous argument for a single tax on wealthy landholders that would relieve the burdens of the working man and end cyclical economic depressions;

Jacob Riis, How the Other Half Lives (New York: Scribners, 1890)an influential exposé of substandard living conditions among immigrants living in the tenement houses of New York City;

Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Matilda Joselyn Gage, History of Woman Suffrage, volumes 1-3 (volume 1, New York: Fowler & Wells, 1881; volumes 2 and 3, Rochester: Susan B. Anthony, 1881, 1886)three of six volumes documenting the campaign to win voting rights for women by leaders of that struggle; volumes 4-6, completed by Ida Harper, were published between 1906 and 1922;

Josiah Strong, Our Country: Its Possible Future and Its Present Crisis (New York: Baker & Taylor for the American Home Missionary Society, 1885)a nativ-ist book that argued against immigration and argued that the Anglo-Saxon is divinely commissioned to be. . . his brothers keeper;

Adna Ferrin Weber, Growth of Cities in the Nineteenth Century (New York: Published for Columbia University by Macmillan, 1899)one of the first descriptions of the suburb and urban growth;

Ida B. Wells-Barnett, A Red Record: Tabulated Statistics and Alleged Causes of Lynchings in the United States, 1892-1893-1894 (Chicago: Donohue & Henneberry, 1895)an account of lynchings in the South during the years 1892-1894, with a preface by Frederick Douglass;

Wells-Barnett, Southern Horrors: Lynch Law in All Its Phases (New York: New Age Print, 1892)Wellss first separately published analysis of lynching in the southern United States;

Frances Willard, Glimpses of Fifty Years (Boston: G. M. Smith, 1889)the autobiography of the influential longtime president of the Womans ChristianTemperance Union;

George Washington Williams, A History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880: Negroes as Slaves, as Soldiers, and as Citizens, 2 volumes (New York: Putnam, 1882)one of the first histories of African Americans in the United States.

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