ISBN-10:
0226732185
ISBN-13:
9780226732183
Pub. Date:
04/28/1996
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Inventing the Public Enemy: The Gangster in American Culture, 1918-1934 / Edition 2

Inventing the Public Enemy: The Gangster in American Culture, 1918-1934 / Edition 2

by David E. Ruth
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ISBN-13: 9780226732183
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 04/28/1996
Edition description: 1
Pages: 200
Sales rank: 1,230,982
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Gangster and Urban America
1. The Individual, Society, and the Uses of Crime
2. Criminal Businessmen
3. Dressed to Kill: Consumption, Style, and the Gangster
4. Bad Men and Dangerous Women
5. The Invention in the Flesh: Al Capone of Chicago
Epilogue
Notes
Index

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