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Gangland Chicago

criminality and lawlessness in the Windy City, 1837-1990

by Richard Lindberg

  • 386 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Organized crime,
  • Crime,
  • Criminals,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementRichard C. Lindberg
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6795.C4 L56 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 373 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates :
    Number of Pages373
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26454261M
    ISBN 101442231955
    ISBN 109781442231955, 9781442231962
    LC Control Number2015019909
    OCLC/WorldCa910475448

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