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text Gangland Chicago : criminality and lawlessness in the Windy City, 1837-1990

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"Gangland Chicago is a revealing look at the Chicago underworld of yesterday and today. This comprehensive volume is sure to entertain and inform any reader interested in the evolution of organized crime and gangs in America's most representative ... Read more
Contents
Preface and Acknowledgments -- 1 Outlawry and the Rise of a Criminal Class in the Emerging City -- 2 Downtown and Near South: Victorian Vice, Gamblers, Card Cheats, Chinese Tongs, and the Rise of Chicago's Organized Crime Gangs, 1870-1920 -- 3 Gan... Read more
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xviii, 373 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield 2016

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