The mob and the city: the hidden history of how the mafia captured New York

Foreword / by Dr. James B. Jacobs -- Introduction: the godfather vs. New York history -- A city built for the mob -- Prohibition and the rise of the Sicilians -- The mafia rebellion of 1928-31 and the fall of the boss of bosses -- The racketeer cometh : how the mob infiltrated labor unions -- The ma...

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Main Author: Hortis, C. Alexander (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Amherst, NY Prometheus Books 2014
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Summary:Foreword / by Dr. James B. Jacobs -- Introduction: the godfather vs. New York history -- A city built for the mob -- Prohibition and the rise of the Sicilians -- The mafia rebellion of 1928-31 and the fall of the boss of bosses -- The racketeer cometh : how the mob infiltrated labor unions -- The mafia and the drug trade -- The mob nightlife -- The lives of wiseguys -- Mouthpieces for the mob : crooked cops, mob lawyers, and prosecutors -- The assassinations of 1957 -- Apalachin -- Conclusion: New York's mafia -- Acknowledgments -- Select bibliography -- Notes
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-360) and index
Physical Description:382 S. illustrations, maps 24 cm
ISBN:9781616149239