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Gotham Unbound How New York City Was Liberated From the Grip of Organized Crime

Author: James B Jacobs; Robert Radick; Coleen Friel; Project Muse.
Publisher: New York New York University Press Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2001 0000 2001
Series: Book collections on Project MUSE.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Cosa Nostra. Organized crime. The Mob. Call it what you like, no other crime group has infiltrated labor unions and manipulated legitimate industries like Italian organized crime families. One cannot understand the history and political economy of New York City-or most other major American cities-in the 20th century without focusing on the role of organized crime in the urban power structure. Gotham Unbound  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James B Jacobs; Robert Radick; Coleen Friel; Project Muse.
ISBN: 9780814737965 081473796X
OCLC Number: 1227050328
Description: 1 online resource (x, 329 Seiten) : Diagramme
Contents: Frontmatter --
Contents --
Acknowledgments --
1. An Introduction to the Place and the Players --
2. A Cosa Nostra Outfit --
3. Fishy Business --
4. The Taking of John F.Kennedy Airport --
5. Exhibiting Corruption --
6. Carting Away a Fortune --
7. Building a Cosa Nostra Fiefdom --
8. Conclusion to Part I --
9. Liberating the Garment District --
10. Freeing the Fulton Fish Market --
11. Purging the Mob from John F.Kennedy Airport --
12. Ridding the Javits Convention Center of Organized Crime --
13. Defeating Cosa Nostra in the Waste-Hauling Industry --
14. Cleansing the Construction Industry --
15. Conclusion to Part II --
Notes --
Glossary of Names --
List of Indictments and Judicial Decisions --
Select Bibliography --
Index --
About the Authors
Series Title: Book collections on Project MUSE.
Responsibility: James B. Jacobs with Coleen Friel and Robert Radick.

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Demonstrating the remarkable range of Cosa Nostra's activities and influence in the urban power structure of New York City, this work argues that 20th-century organized crime has been no minor  Read more...

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"Peels back layers of mystery surrounding the courageous and successful efforts to undermine the American Cosa Nostravaluable lessons for those fighting organized crime at home and abroad." -- Roy Read more...

 
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