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1 Cresswell, Tim The Tramp in America
London, England Reaktion Books Ltd. 2001 1861890699 / 9781861890696 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Photos 
255 pp, black boards w/red lettering, dj grey-black-white pictorial wraparound. The book is an account of invention of the tramp as a social type in the United States from the 1870s through the 1930s. The author explores sthe sterotypes associated iwth tramps - that they were male and therefore a threat to women in domestic environments. Another sterotype was they were untrustworthy, diseased and of unsound heredity. 
Price: 170.00 USD
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