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Old Man Rasin

Boss Politics in Gilded Age Baltimore, 1867-1907

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Old Man Rasin: Boss Politics in Gilded Age Baltimore, 1867-1907 by Tracy M Melton
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From his humble office at the Baltimore Court of Common Pleas, Isaac Freeman Rasin ran the city and built an envialbe fortune. This is narrative history at its best, packed with action, colorful detail and ruthless men. Melton traces how a political boss and his associates gained power-and held it-in a city noted for political violence. Rasin now takes his place beside New York's Boss Tweed and George Washington Plunkett as one of the truly memorable big-city bosses. Melton is the author of Hanging Henry Gambrill: The Violent Career of Baltimore's Plug Uglies, 1854-1860. He lives in Oakton, VA.
Release date Australia
February 1st, 2010
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
illustrations
Imprint
Publishing Concepts (Baltimore, MD)
Pages
494
ISBN-13
9780963515995
Product ID
4123878

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