Big Bill Thompson, Chicago, and the Politics of Image

Big Bill Thompson, Chicago, and the Politics of Image

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  • Hardback | 304 pages
  • 166.9 x 231.9 x 28.2mm | 716.67g
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • 025202365X
  • 9780252023651

Table of contents

Cowboy to commodore -- Reform images -- The apparent war critic -- More image race, place, and politics -- New appeals, temporary retreat -- Reform comes town -- A machine without Democrats, a demagogue before Long -- Victors' history : Capone, Thompson, Depression -- Changing roles.
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See hardcopy from Rev Database also. "Bukowski's well-researched biography of Thompson seeks to remove him from the realm of folklore and to understand him as a real political actor." -- Alan Ware, Urban History
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