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A Study in Boss Politics: William Lorimer of Chicago

By: Tarr, Joel A.

Price: $19.75

Publisher: Urbana, IL, University of Illinois Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005318

ISBN: 0252001397

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


xi + 376 pp, Black cloth with gold lettering, index, bibliography, a number of tables and charts, 16 pp. of b/w photos. Spine slightly slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear, a little foxing to top and leading edges, top corner of front end paper (1/3") torn off. Jacket shows a little edge wear, some rubbing and soiling. A nice copy. "Government was meant to be exploited, to advance the individual and aid the machine. The machine offered its followers material success without insisting upon middle-class morality. It accepted the immigrant as he was, asking only that in return ... View more info