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The gangs of New York

Herbert Asbury

The gangs of New York

an informal history of the underworld

by Herbert Asbury

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Published by Garden City Pub in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English


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Statementby Herbert Asbury.
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Open LibraryOL14625242M

With the exception of a very few early studies, gang researchers did not begin to take female gangs seriously until the ’s, when Campbell’s (a) book on New York gangs :// The Gangs Of New York. Old New York was a rough place filled with all kind of criminal types. Many soldiers and people were killed. This book was published in ; so a good amount of the material occurred within the memories of those still living. The nonfiction text from which the screenplay came. Thanks for telling us about the ://

THE FIRST of the gangs which terrorized New York at frequent intervals for almost a century were spawned in the dismal tenements that squatted in the miasmal purlieus of the Five Points area of the Bloody Ould Sixth Ward, which comprised, roughly, the territory bounded by Broadway, Canal street, the Bowery and Park Row, formerly Chatham ://   Martin Scorsese read Herbert Asbury’s nonfiction book The Gangs of New York: An Informal History of the Underworld in and immediately thought it

List of identities in The Gangs of New York (book) explained. This is a list of identities referenced in Herbert Asbury's book The Gangs of New York including underworld figures, gang members, crime fighters and others of the Old New York era from the mid- to late 19th and early 20th century. Some were also portrayed in Martin Scorsese's film Gangs of New (book).   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


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Directed by Martin Scorsese. With Leonardo DiCaprio, Cameron Diaz, Daniel Day-Lewis, Jim Broadbent. InAmsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points area of New York City seeking revenge against Bill the Butcher, his father's :// Written by Jay Cocks, Steven Zaillian, and Kenneth Lonergan and directed by legendary director Martin Scorsese, 's Gangs of New York is a massive achievement in terms of period films based on actual historical events and people.

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Subtitled "An Informal History of the Underworld," the book details a city swirling with vice and corruption, where dozens of gangs protected their turf with brass knuckles and Analyzing the spread of gangs from New York to Texas to the West Coast, the book covers such topics as the spirituality of gangs, the place of women in gang culture, and the effect on gangs of a variety of educational programs and services for at-risk ://