Blood and Power: Organized Crime in Twentieth-Century America

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Morrow, 1989 - Political Science - 512 pages
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This is the first general account by a professional historian of American organized crime from the 1920s to the 1980s. Primary sources include manuscript collections, congressional hearings and interviews. 30 photos.

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User Review  - Matt - Goodreads

I liked this read. One of the few books that takes about 100 years of Mafia history and frames it in a nice summary. It is a dense work which is full of good detail and checks out as accurate. If you ... Read full review

Contents

TWO The Fork in the Road
52
THREE Their Own World
77
FOUR The WASP Response
130
Copyright

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About the author (1989)

Stephen Fox is an independent scholar who lives in Massachusetts. He has written such highly praised books as "The Mirror Makers: A History of American Advertising and Its Creators" and "Blood and Power: Organized Crime in Twentieth-Century America.

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