Boss Tweed: The Corrupt Pol who Conceived the Soul of Modern New York

Boss Tweed: The Corrupt Pol who Conceived the Soul of Modern New York

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by Kenneth D. Ackerman
     
 

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William Magear Tweed, America's most corrupt politician ever, ruled New York City in the 1860s and 1870s. He rigged the votes, bribed the legislature, and stole on a massive scale. But even in prison, people still loved and admired him. Tweed's is a stunning tale of pride, fall, and redemption.See more details below

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William Magear Tweed, America's most corrupt politician ever, ruled New York City in the 1860s and 1870s. He rigged the votes, bribed the legislature, and stole on a massive scale. But even in prison, people still loved and admired him. Tweed's is a stunning tale of pride, fall, and redemption.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781619450073
Publisher:
Viral History Press
Publication date:
11/29/2011
Pages:
446
Sales rank:
955,493
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.99(d)

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