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text Machine made : Tammany Hall and the creation of modern American politics

Summary

A journalist, historian, and expert on the Irish American experience tackles the common stereotypes and presents a revisionist version of the notoriously crooked Tammany Hall, describing the crucial social reforms and labor improvements they contributed.

Contents
"Tammany Hall belongs to us" -- Mass politics -- The Great Hunger -- Civil War -- A Tammany riot -- Tammany's Irish Reconstruction -- Challenging the Gilded Age -- To hell with reform -- An admirable organization? -- Murphy's law -- Frank and Al -... Read more
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Description
xxiv, 367 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Publisher
W W Norton & Co Inc 2014

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TADL-WOOD 974.704 GOL in Adult Non-fiction Available

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