Barbarians in our midst : a history of Chicago crime and politics (Book, 1952) [WorldCat.org]
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Barbarians in our midst : a history of Chicago crime and politics

Author: Virgil W Peterson
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, ©1952.
Series: Atlantic Monthly Press book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Peterson, Virgil W.
Barbarians in our midst.
Boston : Little, Brown, ©1952
(OCoLC)654497098
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virgil W Peterson
OCLC Number: 1027287
Notes: "An Atlantic Monthly Press book."
Description: x, 395 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Early character traits --
Law but little order --
A heyday for the underworld --
An era of violence, destruction and machine politics --
A touch of reform --
Let's play cowboy --
an age of foolishness --
King George dethroned --
King Al takes over --
Tammany Hall --
Chicago version --
Crime marches on --
Friends in the right places --
Senator Kefauver came to town --
By their own admission --
Eggs in many baskets --
Barbarian rulers and the citizen --
Appendix: Chart of city officials and population figures.
Series Title: Atlantic Monthly Press book.
Responsibility: by Virgil W. Peterson ; foreword by Estes Kefauver.

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