3 edition of From gangs to gangsters found in the catalog.
From gangs to gangsters
Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-173) and index.
|LC Classifications||HM22.U5 R49 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||iv, 178 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||178|
|LC Control Number||95034255|
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The book details the rise and fall of 19th century gangs in New York City, prior to the domination of the Italian-American Mafia during Prohibition in the s. Focusing on the saloon halls, gambling dens, and winding alleys of the Bowery and the Five Points district of Lower Manhattan, the book evokes the destitution and violence of a turbulent era, when colorfully named Author: Herbert Asbury.
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“A World of Gangs is an illuminating journey around the cultures, lives, tragedies, and dreams of millions of rebellious youth around the planet.
It is an indispensable work to understand the world we live in and essential reading for students of cities and communities.” —Manuel Castells. A thoroughly updated look at the world of gangs, charting their growth and development in the United States and worldwide, as well as the efforts to curb their expanding criminal enterprises.
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The chapter on culture and media is especially appreciated and will distinguish this book from others in the field."--Peter Grahame, Pennsylvania State. Gangs and Gangsters Gangsters, also known as mobsters, are criminals that participate in gangs or gang related activities.
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