American Gangsters, Then and Now: An Encyclopedia

American Gangsters, Then and Now: An Encyclopedia

by Nate Hendley

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Overview

A detailed compendium of American gangsters and gangs from the end of the Civil War to the present day.


• Comprises 50 alphabetically organized entries on American gangsters and gangs from the post-Civil War era to the present

• Offers a wealth of primary sources, including newspaper articles dating back to the 1880s and FBI files obtained by the author

• Includes photographs of prominent American gangsters and the aftermaths of their crimes

• Presents a glossary of gangster slang, past and present

• Provides a comprehensive index

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313354519
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/23/2009
Pages: 275
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Nate Hendley is a freelance writer living in Toronto, Canada. His published works include Greenwood's Bonnie and Clyde: A Biography.

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