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Prohibition gangsters [electronic resource] : the rise and fall of a bad generation / Marc Mappen.

Author:
Mappen, Marc [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, ©2013]
Description:
1 online resource (viii, 266 pages) : illustrations
Summary note:
Based on FBI and other government files, trial transcripts, and the latest scholarship, this book provides a lively narrative of shootouts, car chases, courtroom clashes, wire tapping and rub-outs in the 1920s, the 1930s, and beyond, acknowledging how the Prohibition generation-Al Capone, Lucky Luciano, and Dutch Schultz, among others-forever transformed organized crime from loosely associated gangs of the pre-Prohibition era into sophisticated, complex syndicates. It applies a generational perspecti.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Source of description:
Print version record.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
History.
ISBN:
  • 9780813561165 (electronic bk.)
  • 0813561167 (electronic bk.)
  • 9781461934981 (electronic bk.)
  • 1461934982 (electronic bk.)
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