Citizen Hobo: How a Century of Homelessness Shaped America

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In the years following the Civil War, a veritable army of homeless men swept across America's "wageworkers' frontier" and forged a beguiling and bedeviling counterculture known as "hobohemia." Celebrating unfettered masculinity and jealously guarding the American road as the preserve of white manhood, hoboes took command of downtown districts and swaggered onto center stage of the new urban culture. Less obviously, perhaps, they also staked their own claims on the American polity, claims that would in fact transform the ...

Citizen Hobo: How a Century of Homelessness Shaped America 2005, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226143798

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Citizen Hobo: How a Century of Homelessness Shaped America 2003, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226143781

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