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The Gangs of New York: An Informal History of the Underworld

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The Gangs of New York is a tour through a now unrecognisable city of abysmal poverty and habitual violence centred around the infamous slum of Five Points, with its rival Irish and American gangs. Cobbled from legend, memory, police records, the self-aggrandizements of aging crooks, popular journalism, and solid historical research, this is a powerful account of New York City's tumultuos past. Asbury presents the definitive work on this subject, an illumination of the gangs of old New York that ultimately gave rise to the ...

The Gangs of New York: An Informal History of the Underworld 2008, Vintage Books USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780307388988

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The Gangs of New York: An Informal History of the Underworld 2003, Arrow Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780099436744

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The Gangs of New York: An Informal History of the Underworld 2001, Basic Books (AZ), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781560252757

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Gangs of New York: An Informal History of the Underworld 1994, Marlowe & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781569249918

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The Gangs of New York: An Informal History of the Underworld 1990, Paragon House Publishers

ISBN-13: 9781557783486

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