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In Search of the American Hobo

White, Sarah Matthews
Format
Thesis/Dissertation; Online
Author
White, Sarah Matthews
Advisor
Howard, Alan
Abstract
This project explores both the economic causes that 'created' the hobo and the subsequent hobo subculture that grew out of his marginalized social existence. The hobo's birth, growth, and demise are laid out using images, excerpts from contemporary literature, and social studies.
Language
English
Published
University of Virginia, Department of English, MA (Master of Arts), 2001
Published Date
2001-08
Degree
MA (Master of Arts)
Rights
All rights reserved (no additional license for public reuse)
Notes
Originally published on the XRoads site for the UVA American Studies program. Years range from 1995-2005. Content is captured at the level of functionality available on the date of capture.
Collection
Libra ETD Repository
Related Resources
http://wayback.archive-it.org/5005/20141106174044/http://xroads.virginia.edu/~MA01/white/hobo/firstpage.html

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