The origin of organized crime in America: the New York City mafia, 1891 - 1931

Introduction -- Black hand, Calabrians, and the mafia -- "First family" of the New York mafia -- The mafia and the Baff murder -- The neapolitan challenge -- New York City in the 1920s -- Castellammare war and "La Cosa Nostra" -- Americanization and the families -- Localism, trad...

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Published in:Routledge advances in American history
Main Author: Critchley, David (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: New York [u.a.] Routledge 2009
In:Routledge advances in American history
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Summary:Introduction -- Black hand, Calabrians, and the mafia -- "First family" of the New York mafia -- The mafia and the Baff murder -- The neapolitan challenge -- New York City in the 1920s -- Castellammare war and "La Cosa Nostra" -- Americanization and the families -- Localism, tradition, and innovation
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (p. [241] - 322) and index
Physical Description:XIV, 347 S. Ill., graph. Darst., Kt. 24 cm
ISBN:0415990300
9780415990301