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THE GANGS OF NEW YORK: AN INFORMAL HISTORY OF THE UNDERWORLD

By: Asbury, Herbert

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Thunder's Mouth Press: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000044345

ISBN: 1560252758

Condition: Very Good


First published in 1928, Herbert Asbury's whirlwind tour through the low li fe of nineteenth-century New York has become an indispensable classic of ur ban history. Focusing on the saloon halls, gambling dens, and winding alley s of the Bowery and the notorious Five Points district, The Gangs of New Yo rk dramatically evokes the destitution and shocking violence of a turbulent era, when colorfully named criminals like Dandy John Dolan, Bill the Butch er, and Hell-Cat Maggie lurked in the shadows, and infamous gangs like the Plug Uglies, the Dead Rabbits, and the Bowery Boys ruled the streets. ... View more info

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THE GANGS OF NEW YORK -- AN INFORMAL HISTORY OF THE UNDERWORLD

By: Asbury, Herbert

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Thunder's Mouth Press: 2004

Seller ID: RWARE0000044192

ISBN: 0099436744

Condition: Good


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