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Slum street, USA

James T. Farrell

Slum street, USA

by James T. Farrell

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Published by Paperback Library in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First ed. published in 1961 under title: Boarding house blues

Statementby James T. Farrell
The Physical Object
Pagination220 p. ;
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14508960M

  Tenements at Park Avenue and th Street, New York, circa Library of Congress LC-D In one form or another, it persisted as a form of tourism until the beginning of the World War II. Specifically, after purchasing the slum land and obtaining the consent of 70 percent of the slum dwellers in the community, the developer will clear the land and rehouse the eligible slum dwellers free of cost in multistory-building tenements of square feet (upgraded from square feet) carpet area per household. Only slum dwellers who.

Slumber SOIRÉE creates fun, unique, and unforgettable sleepover parties! Kids love sleeping in our handcrafted tents and parents love this simple party solution for their child's birthday or .   Rather than prompting broader inquiry, the curious phenomenon of slum tourism elicits strong opinions in the main. When I have discussed this book and my more general research interest in slum tourism, many people have asked me whether I think slum tourism is a good or a bad thing. A French family take a tour of Rio's Rocinha favela. Image: Getty.

A street in a slum area of Harlem. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images. Dharavi is a locality in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, considered to be one of Asia's largest slums. Dharavi has an area of just over square kilometres ( sq mi; acres) and a population of about , With a population density of over ,/km 2 (,/sq mi), Dharavi is one of the most densely populated areas in the y: India.


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