A battle for the soul of New York

Reverend Charles Parkhurst's crusade against police corruption, vice, and Tammany Hall, 1892-1895

By Sloat, Warren

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ISBN
978-0-81541-237-3
Publisher
New York, N.Y. : Cooper Square Press, c2002.


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Reviewed on November 15, 2002

The underside of late 19th-century New York was crawling with vice: brothels, gambling dens, and saloons protected by a corrupt police force controlled by Tammany Hall, the city's Democratic machine. Enter the Rev. Charles Parkhurst. Sloat (1929, America Before the Crash) tells of Parkhurst's moral crusade from 18...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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