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The Resource The mob and the city : the hidden history of how the Mafia captured New York, C. Alexander Hortis ; foreword by James B. Jacobs, coauthor of Breaking the devil's pact

The mob and the city : the hidden history of how the Mafia captured New York, C. Alexander Hortis ; foreword by James B. Jacobs, coauthor of Breaking the devil's pact

Label
The mob and the city : the hidden history of how the Mafia captured New York
Title
The mob and the city
Title remainder
the hidden history of how the Mafia captured New York
Statement of responsibility
C. Alexander Hortis ; foreword by James B. Jacobs, coauthor of Breaking the devil's pact
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This thorough and authentic history of how the Mafia came to dominate organized crime in New York City during the 1930s through 1950s draws on an extensive collection of primary sources
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10308448
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
364.10609747/1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6452.N72
LC item number
H67 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the hidden history of how the mafia captured New York
Label
The mob and the city : the hidden history of how the Mafia captured New York, C. Alexander Hortis ; foreword by James B. Jacobs, coauthor of Breaking the devil's pact
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-360) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / by Dr. James B. Jacobs -- Introduction: the godfather vs. New York history -- A city built for the mob -- Prohibition and the rise of the Sicilians -- The mafia rebellion of 1928-31 and the fall of the boss of bosses -- The racketeer cometh : how the mob infiltrated labor unions -- The mafia and the drug trade -- The mob nightlife -- The lives of wiseguys -- Mouthpieces for the mob : crooked cops, mob lawyers, and prosecutors -- The assassinations of 1957 -- Apalachin -- Conclusion: New York's mafia -- Acknowledgments -- Select bibliography -- Notes
Control code
5674594
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
382 pages
Isbn
9781616149239
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013049314
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn855905227
  • (OCoLC)855905227
Label
The mob and the city : the hidden history of how the Mafia captured New York, C. Alexander Hortis ; foreword by James B. Jacobs, coauthor of Breaking the devil's pact
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-360) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / by Dr. James B. Jacobs -- Introduction: the godfather vs. New York history -- A city built for the mob -- Prohibition and the rise of the Sicilians -- The mafia rebellion of 1928-31 and the fall of the boss of bosses -- The racketeer cometh : how the mob infiltrated labor unions -- The mafia and the drug trade -- The mob nightlife -- The lives of wiseguys -- Mouthpieces for the mob : crooked cops, mob lawyers, and prosecutors -- The assassinations of 1957 -- Apalachin -- Conclusion: New York's mafia -- Acknowledgments -- Select bibliography -- Notes
Control code
5674594
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
382 pages
Isbn
9781616149239
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2013049314
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn855905227
  • (OCoLC)855905227

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