Don'T Make No Waves...Don'T Back No Losers

Don'T Make No Waves...Don'T Back No Losers

by Milton L. Rakove, Martin Rakove


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Tis is simply the best book that has been written about politics in Chicago. In the words of Andrew M. Greeley, "It is a very astute and dispassionate analysis of Chicago political life—far and away the best I have ever seen. Rakove is without illusions about either the right or the left." Rakove brings to his study an intimate knowledge of Chicago and the Daley machine, a practitioner's understanding of street-level politics, and a scholar's background in political theory. Blending anecdote with theory and description in a lively style, Rakove has bridged the gap between scholar and layman in a work that will appeal to both.

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ISBN-13: 9780253202024
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Publication date: 09/01/1976
Pages: 296
Sales rank: 628,299
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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Don't Make No Waves... Don't Back No Losers 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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This book is fun and easy to read as it teaches the reader how the Chicago political machine operates. A true joy to read.