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The Resource Tong wars : the untold story of vice, money, and murder in New York's Chinatown, Scott D. Seligman

Tong wars : the untold story of vice, money, and murder in New York's Chinatown, Scott D. Seligman

Label
Tong wars : the untold story of vice, money, and murder in New York's Chinatown
Title
Tong wars
Title remainder
the untold story of vice, money, and murder in New York's Chinatown
Statement of responsibility
Scott D. Seligman
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Reading like a true-crime novel, this history of the vice district and gang wars of New York's Chinatown from the 1890s through the 1930s describes the widespread fight to control the district's gambling, opium and prostitution, "--NoveList
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Seligman, Scott D
Dewey number
364.106/608995107471
Index
index present
LC call number
HV6439.U7
LC item number
N4677 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chinese American gangs
  • Chinese American criminals
  • Crime
  • Chinatown (New York, N.Y.)
Label
Tong wars : the untold story of vice, money, and murder in New York's Chinatown, Scott D. Seligman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An "army of almond-eyed exiles" -- The gamblers' union -- "A clear case of corruption" -- The Chinese Parkhursts -- The war begins -- "A regular highbinder, six-shooter war dance on the Bowery" -- A price on Tom Lee's head -- The Chinese Theatre massacre -- Profit sharing -- Have gun, will travel -- The four brothers' war -- Mock Duck's luck runs out -- Chinatown: renovated, disinfected, and evacuated -- The defection of Chin Jack Lem -- Coexistence -- Epilogue
Control code
1671647
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
340 pages
Isbn
9780399562273
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016029498
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1671647
  • (OCoLC)953062993
Label
Tong wars : the untold story of vice, money, and murder in New York's Chinatown, Scott D. Seligman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An "army of almond-eyed exiles" -- The gamblers' union -- "A clear case of corruption" -- The Chinese Parkhursts -- The war begins -- "A regular highbinder, six-shooter war dance on the Bowery" -- A price on Tom Lee's head -- The Chinese Theatre massacre -- Profit sharing -- Have gun, will travel -- The four brothers' war -- Mock Duck's luck runs out -- Chinatown: renovated, disinfected, and evacuated -- The defection of Chin Jack Lem -- Coexistence -- Epilogue
Control code
1671647
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
340 pages
Isbn
9780399562273
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016029498
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1671647
  • (OCoLC)953062993

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