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Grafters and Goo Goos : corruption and reform in Chicago, 1833-2003

Author: James L Merriner
Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume unfolds Chicago's notorious history of corruption and the countervailing reform struggles that largely failed to clean it up. More than a regional history of crime in politics, this  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Merriner, James L., 1947-
Grafters and Goo Goos.
Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, c2004
(OCoLC)607065184
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James L Merriner
ISBN: 0809325713 9780809325719
OCLC Number: 52720998
Description: xix, 302 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Frontier, finances, and fire: 1833-71 --
Businessmen rebels: 1872-93 --
Progressives and muckrakers: 1894-1909 --
Progressive to Prohibitionist: 1910-20 --
"Big Bill" and bootleggers: 1921-33 --
Depression and war: 1934-45 --
Big nineteen, big nine: 1946-59 --
Daley and dissent: 1960-69 --
Scandals and stings: 1970-82 --
"Harold!"--and more scandals and stings: 1983-89 --
Daley and dissent redux: 1990-2003 --
Chicago political glossary.
Responsibility: James L. Merriner.
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