Rise and Fall of the Jewish Gangster in America by Albert Fried
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Rise and Fall of the Jewish Gangster in America
By Albert Fried

The Rise and Fall of the Jewish Gangster in America

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Rise and Fall of the Jewish Gangster in America by Albert Fried

Book Description

This book tracks the rise and fall of an underworld culture that bred some of America's greatest racketeers, bootleggers, gamblers, and professional killers, examining the careers of such high-profile figures as Meyer Lansky and Benjamin Bugsy Siegel.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780231096836
ISBN-10: 0231096836
Format: Paperback
(227mm x 151mm x 23mm)
Pages: 351
Imprint: Columbia University Press
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publish Date: 10-Mar-1994
Country of Publication: United States

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McCarthyism, the Great American Red Scare by Albert Fried McCarthyism, the Great American Red Scare, Paperback (December 1996)

An account of the period when Americans were routinely persecuted because they were suspected of being insufficiently patriotic in the struggle against communism, and in particular, the Soviet Union. This work demonstrates how the end result was to consign the American radical left to irrelevancy.

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A thematic presentation of the various types of Socialism, such as Communitarian, Christian, Marxist, and Anarcho-Communist, that have existed in the United States from the time of the Revolutionary War to 1919.

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Author Biography - Albert Fried

Albert Fried teaches American Studies at SUNY Purchase. He is the editor of Socialism in America: From the Shakers to the Third International, and edited with Ronald Sanders a revised edition of Socialist Thought: A Documentary History, both available from Columbia University Press.

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