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Five Points: The 19th-Century New York City Neighborhood That Invented Tap Dance, Stole Elections, and Became the World's Most Notorious Slum by Tyler Anbinder, http://www.amazon.com/dp/0452283612/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_ZkuUpb1DCMQ9S

Five Points: The 19th-Century New York City Neighborhood That Invented Tap Dance, Stole Elections, and Became the World's Most Notorious Slum by Tyler Anbinder, http://www.amazon.com/dp/0452283612/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_ZkuUpb1DCMQ9S

The Five Points in lower Manhattan was for years the most notorious slum in the world. The subject of Jacob Riis' famous photos, Five Points could not be matched in the western world for sheer population density, disease, infant and child mortality, unemployment, prostitution, and violent crime. See more at: http://offtheshelf.com/2014/04/the-wormy-heart-of-the-big-apple-5-great-books-tell-the-story-of-new-york-city/#sthash.d9ci5Lhm.dpuf

The Five Points in lower Manhattan was for years the most notorious slum in the world. The subject of Jacob Riis' famous photos, Five Points could not be matched in the western world for sheer population density, disease, infant and child mortality, unemployment, prostitution, and violent crime. See more at: http://offtheshelf.com/2014/04/the-wormy-heart-of-the-big-apple-5-great-books-tell-the-story-of-new-york-city/#sthash.d9ci5Lhm.dpuf

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