Machine Made: Tammany Hall and the Creation of Modern American Politics

Title Machine Made: Tammany Hall and the Creation of Modern American Politics
Names Golway, Terry.
Book Number DB078872
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Books
Annotation Historian reexamines the legacy of the infamous Tammany Hall, known for its institutionalized cronyism and corruption in New York City politics. Details its record of fighting for immigrants' rights--especially for the Irish--and social reforms. Profiles famous politicians attached to it including Al Smith and William "Boss" Tweed. 2014.
Narrator Sams, Robert.
Local Subject US - Northeastern United States - 974
History - North America - 970
New York City & New York State Nonfic - NYCS
Politics & Government - POLGT
History - U.S - HISUS
Irish Interest - IRISH
Non-Fiction - NF
Adult Non-Fiction - AN
Adult Book - AD
Long Book - LO
Male Narrator - MN
Audience Notes Historian reexamines the legacy of the infamous Tammany Hall, known for its institutionalized cronyism and corruption in New York City politics. Details its record of fighting for immigrants' rights--especially for the Irish--and social reforms. Profiles famous politicians attached to it including Al Smith and William "Boss" Tweed. 2014.
Local Subject Staff Picks List for Adults - SPL
LC Subject Immigrants - Political activity - New York (State) - New York - History
Irish Americans - New York (State) - New York - Politics and government
Municipal government - New York (State) - New York - History
Political corruption - New York (State) - New York - History
Politics, Practical - New York (State) - New York - History
Progressivism (United States politics) - History
New York (N.Y.) - Politics and government - 1898-1951
New York (N.Y.) - Politics and government - To 1898
Call Number 974.704 ANF
Language English
Released 2014
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2014 (Potomac Talking Book Services, recording studio)
Original Publication Recorded from: First edition. New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company, [2014] 9780871403759
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