#1 in the Everyday Library series, this often-neglected work examines life in the Jewish Quarter of Manhattan around 1900. Anarchist journalist Hutchins Hapgood chronicled, for an English-speaking non-Jewish readership, the cultural, social and economic life of a community mostly unknown outside of its own borders. This edition reproduces illustrations by Jacob Epstein from the original 1902 publication -- Epstein later emigrated to England, where he was a well-known sculptor in the Vorticist movement. Bound in a distinctive raw chipboard cover.
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