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Pages: 296

Language: English

Publisher: University of Chicago Press (Dec. 1923)

By: Nils Anderson(Author)

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Excerpt from The Hobo: The Sociology of the Homeless Man

A changing population of from to homeless men in Chicago, living together within the area of thirty or forty city blocks, has created a milieu in which new and unusual personal types flourish and new and unsuspected problems have arisen.

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Anderson was a pioneer in the study of the homeless. He remains an extraordinary and underrated figure in the history of American sociology.Booker T. Washington (1856-1915) was born a slave. He graduated from what is today Hampton University in 1875, and subsequently taught there. In 1881 he founded the forerunner of Tuskegee University. He made himself and his school two of the most well-known institutions in twentieth-century black America. He earned world-renowned recognition as an educator, social theorist, and spokesperson for African Americans. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.

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