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The Resource Alcatraz : the gangster years, David A. Ward ; with Gene Kassebaum

Alcatraz : the gangster years, David A. Ward ; with Gene Kassebaum

Label
Alcatraz : the gangster years
Title
Alcatraz
Title remainder
the gangster years
Statement of responsibility
David A. Ward ; with Gene Kassebaum
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
365/.979461
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HV9474.A53
LC item number
W37 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Alcatraz : the gangster years, David A. Ward ; with Gene Kassebaum
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 467-522) and index
Contents
Part I, Alcatraz from 1934 to 1948. The federal government's war on "public enemies" -- A new form of imprisonment -- Selecting the "worst of the worst" -- The program -- Organized resistance : a regime tested -- Finding a hole in the rock : the first escape attempts -- Alcatraz on trial -- The war years -- The battle of Alcatraz -- Part II, Life on the rock for resisters and public enemies. Resistance and adaptation -- Outlaws among outlaws -- Celebrity prisoners -- Part III, Alcatraz as as experiment in penal policy. Return to the free world -- Lessons from Alcatraz for supermax prisons
Control code
ocn228300841
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 548 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780520265967
Lccn
2008021232
Other physical details
ill., map, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)228300841
Label
Alcatraz : the gangster years, David A. Ward ; with Gene Kassebaum
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 467-522) and index
Contents
Part I, Alcatraz from 1934 to 1948. The federal government's war on "public enemies" -- A new form of imprisonment -- Selecting the "worst of the worst" -- The program -- Organized resistance : a regime tested -- Finding a hole in the rock : the first escape attempts -- Alcatraz on trial -- The war years -- The battle of Alcatraz -- Part II, Life on the rock for resisters and public enemies. Resistance and adaptation -- Outlaws among outlaws -- Celebrity prisoners -- Part III, Alcatraz as as experiment in penal policy. Return to the free world -- Lessons from Alcatraz for supermax prisons
Control code
ocn228300841
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxvii, 548 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780520265967
Lccn
2008021232
Other physical details
ill., map, ports.
System control number
(OCoLC)228300841

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