The rise and fall of the Jewish gangster in America

Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1980 - 345 Seiten
This book tracks the rise and fall of an underworld culture that bred some of America's greatest racketeers, bootleggers, gamblers, and professional killers, examining the careers of such high-profile figures as Meyer Lansky and Benjamin Bugsy Siegel.

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Fried, coauthor of Socialist Thought (Classic Returns, LJ 8/93), here "rescues the Jewish gangster from oblivion and traces the development of the Jewish underworld from its origins to its gradual ... Vollständige Rezension lesen


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Albert Fried is Professor of history at the State University of New York, Purchase. He has published many books and was twice nominated for the Pulitzer Prize. His most recent works are "Communism in America; McCarthyism: The Great American Red Scare;" and "The Rise and Fall of the Jewish Gangster in America,"

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