The Hatchet Men

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  • Author : Richard H. Dillon
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Pages : 270 pages
  • ISBN : 978186723xxxx
  • Rating : 3/5 from 1 reviews

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Tong Wars

Tong Wars
  • Author : Scott D. Seligman
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 12 July 2016

A mesmerizing true story of money, murder, gambling, prostitution, and opium in a "wild ramble around Chinatown in its darkest days." (The New Yorker) Nothing had worked. Not threats or negotiations, not shutting down the betting parlors or opium dens, not house-to-house searches or throwing Chinese offenders into prison. Not even executing them. The New York DA was running out of ideas and more people were dying every day as the weapons of choice evolved from hatchets and meat cleavers

Tong War

Tong War
  • Author : James Rozhon
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release : 01 February 2006

Tong War describes feuds between Chinese gangs that ended in the 1920s. However, one threatens to break out in Portland, Maine, and PI Melodie Chang is dragged into the middle of it. It doesn't help that she's five months pregnant and that her husband, Brad, is one of the targets of this new feud.Mike Wei is beating up people around town. Melodie will discover that every preconceived notion she has about tong wars will be wrong. She will discover

Organizing Crime in Chinatown

Organizing Crime in Chinatown
  • Author : Jeffrey Scott McIllwain
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release : 01 October 2014
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More than a century ago, organized criminals were intrinsically involved with the political, social, and economic life of the Chinese American community. In the face of virulent racism and substantial linguistic and cultural differences, they also integrated themselves successfully into the extensive underworlds and corrupt urban politics of the Progressive Era United States. The process of organizing crime in Chinese American communities can be attributed in part to the larger politics that created opportunities for professional criminals. For example, the

The Crooked Ladder

The Crooked Ladder
  • Author : James M. O'Kane
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 04 September 2017
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Ethnic organized crime is a phenomenon that has been largely ignored by social scientists and historians, and dismissed as a subject not to be taken too seriously by those researching the mobility patterns of their own ethnic ancestors or current minority newcomers. The Crooked Ladder represents a groundbreaking attempt to describe how some members of ethnic minorities have utilized organized crime as one vehicle of upward mobility, advancing from lower-class status to middle-class power and respectability.O'Kane illustrates the criminal

Asian Americans

Asian Americans
  • Author : Pyong Gap Min
  • Publisher : Pine Forge Press
  • Release : 28 October 2021
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Asian Americans adopts the unique approach of examining the issues, and often obstacles, specific to Asian immigrants into the United States, such as occupational and economic adjustment, intermarriage and settlement patterns. The Second Edition has been updated to include information derived from the 2000 US Census.

Beasts of the Field

Beasts of the Field
  • Author : Richard Steven Street
  • Publisher : Stanford University Press
  • Release : 28 October 2021
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Written by one of America's preeminent labor historians, this book is the definitive account of one of the most spectacular, captivating, complex and strangely neglected stories in Western history--the emergence of migratory farmworkers and the development of California agriculture. Street has systematically worked his way through a mountain of archival materials--more than 500 manuscript collections, scattered in 22 states, including Spain and Mexico--to follow the farmworker story from its beginnings on Spanish missions into the second decade of the twentieth century. The

Criminalization Assimilation

Criminalization Assimilation
  • Author : Philippa Gates
  • Publisher : Rutgers University Press
  • Release : 08 March 2019
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Criminalization/Assimilation traces how Classical Hollywood films constructed America’s image of Chinese Americans from their criminalization as unwanted immigrants to their eventual acceptance when assimilated citizens, exploiting both America’s yellow peril fears about Chinese immigration and its fascination with Chinatowns. Philippa Gates examines Hollywood’s responses to social issues in Chinatown communities, primarily immigration, racism, drug trafficking, and prostitution, as well as the impact of industry factors including the Production Code and star system on the treatment of

Asian American History and Culture An Encyclopedia

Asian American History and Culture  An Encyclopedia
  • Author : Huping Ling,Allan W. Austin
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 17 March 2015
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With overview essays and more than 400 A-Z entries, this exhaustive encyclopedia documents the history of Asians in America from earliest contact to the present day. Organized topically by group, with an in-depth overview essay on each group, the encyclopedia examines the myriad ethnic groups and histories that make up the Asian American population in the United States. "Asian American History and Culture" covers the political, social, and cultural history of immigrants from East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, the Pacific


  • Author : Stephen Schneider
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 09 December 2009

"You're lucky he didn't have an ice pick in his hands. I know how this guy performs." -Mobster Paul Volpe speaking about a Buffalo-mafia enforcer named "Cicci" Canada is lauded the world over as a law abiding, peaceful country - a shining example to all nations. Such a view, also shared by most Canadians, is typically naïve and misinformed. Throughout its history, to present day and beyond, Canada has been and will continue to be home to criminals and

Historic Walks in San Francisco

Historic Walks in San Francisco
  • Author : Rand Richards
  • Publisher : Heritage House Publishers
  • Release : 28 October 2021
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Eighteen self-guided walking tours down city streets that will take you back in time, with colorful stories about the buildings along the way and the people associated with them. Brimming with insight and the odd fact, laced with humor and drama, this unique guidebook sheds new light on the history of one of America's renowned cities. Easy-to-follow maps, and dozens of historic photographs.

The Chinese in Mexico 1882 1940

The Chinese in Mexico  1882 1940
  • Author : Robert Chao Romero
  • Publisher : University of Arizona Press
  • Release : 29 June 2011
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An estimated 60,000 Chinese entered Mexico during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, constituting Mexico's second-largest foreign ethnic community at the time. The Chinese in Mexico provides a social history of Chinese immigration to and settlement in Mexico in the context of the global Chinese diaspora of the era. Robert Romero argues that Chinese immigrants turned to Mexico as a new land of economic opportunity after the passage of the U.S. Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882. As a consequence of

Gangs and Organized Crime

Gangs and Organized Crime
  • Author : George W. Knox,Gregg Etter,Carter F. Smith
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release : 04 July 2018
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In Gangs and Organized Crime, George W. Knox, Gregg W. Etter, and Carter F. Smith offer an informed and carefully investigated examination of gangs and organized crime groups, covering street gangs, prison gangs, outlaw motorcycle gangs, and organized crime groups from every continent. The authors have spent decades investigating gangs as well as researching their history and activities, and this dual professional-academic perspective informs their analysis of gangs and crime groups. They take a multidisciplinary approach that combines criminal justice,