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By Louis Eisenstein,Elliot Rosenberg

"This booklet is a hugely own glimpse into the area of precinct, district, and county politics. It bargains with a number of stripes of the Tammany Tiger and brings into shut concentration one of the most forceful historical past figures in long island City's political framework. basically, it's a forty-year landscape of Tammany practices and personalities."-from A Stripe of Tammany's Tiger

In this attention-grabbing booklet, first released in 1966, Louis Eisenstein, a Tammany precinct captain from Manhattan's reduce East facet, units out together with his coauthor Elliot Rosenberg to chronicle the evolution-or particularly devolution-of manhattan urban politics in the course of the first seven many years of the 20th century. Eisenstein imbues his full of life narrative with an overarching subject matter: that private interactions and reliable religion among these in any respect degrees of strength are of paramount significance either for sustained political good fortune and for efficient municipal administration.

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