A Battle For The Soul of New York

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A Battle for the Soul of New York: Tammany Hall, Police Corruption, Vice, and Reverend Charles Parkhurst's Crusade Against Them, 1892-1895
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AuthorWarren Sloat
Original titleA Battle for the Soul of New York: Tammany Hall, Police Corruption, Vice, and Reverend Charles Parkhurst's Crusade Against Them, 1892-1895
CountryUnited States of America
GenreHistory
Non-fiction
PublishedJanuary 1st, 2002 (First Cooper Square Press)
Media typePrint

A Battle For the Soul of New York: Tammany Hall, Police Corruption, Vice, and Reverend Charles Parkhurst's Crusade Against Them, 1892-1895 is a non-fiction book by Warren Sloat, first published by First Cooper Square Press in 2002.[1] It chronicles, in eight parts, police corruption in New York City as facilitated by the political organization Tammany Hall.

Reception[edit]

The Library Journal wrote a mixed review for the book, writing "Although filled with authentic atmosphere, the writing can seem cluttered by excessive detail."[2] Booklist was more favorable, praising its drawings and stating that the "wonderfully narrated history has a cast of characters that could only be found in New York".[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Buenker, John D. (October 2004). "A Battle For The Soul of New York: Tammany Hall, Police Corruption, Vice, and Reverend Charles Parkhurst's Crusade Against Them, 1892-1895 (review)". American Historical Review. 109 (4): 1246. Retrieved 17 February 2016.
  2. ^ "A battle for the soul of New York (review)". Library Journal. Retrieved 17 February 2016.
  3. ^ "A Battle for the Soul of New York (review)". Booklist. Retrieved 17 February 2016.