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Organized Crime in America (Hardback)

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Whether known as "the mob," "the Mafia," "the Outfit," or any other number of terms, organized crime played an important role in the development of American society in the twentieth century-and what went on in the U.S. at the time helped shape organized crime as it became part of the nation's-indeed, the world's-society, culture, economy, and politics. Its origins extend into early American history, and it remains a key factor in American life today. In this book, Michael Green delve into the mob, mobs, and mobsters; the times in which organized crime interests operated; and the issues and people in American history it shaped and that shaped it, ranging from federal and local law enforcement to the evolution of American immigration.

History & PoliticsRegional & national historyHistory of the Americas Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publication Date: 01/09/2022 ISBN-13: 9781442281745  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Michael Green has written extensively on Nevada and Las Vegas, including their connections to organized crime, in books and articles. His Nevada: A History of the Silver State is the first completely new Nevada textbook in 25 years and a Choice academic selection. He has appeared as an on-camera expert for PBS's History Detectives Special Investigations and Al Capone: Icon, for AMC's The Making of the Mob: New York and The Making of the Mob: Chicago, and The Travel Channel's Mysteries at the Museum, among others programs. In addition to teaching courses on the subject(s) of organized crime and Las Vegas, he is a member of the board of directors and chair of the content committee for the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, better known as The Mob Museum, in Las Vegas. At its opening ceremony, the museum's executive director said it would have been impossible to open the museum without his work on it. Green is Associate Professor of History at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas. He earned his PhD at Columbia University.

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