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Vampires, Dragons, and Egyptian Kings

Youth Gangs in Postwar New York

by Eric C. Schneider

  • 360 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Local history,
  • Social history,
  • Urban communities,
  • Violence in society,
  • Postwar period, 1945 to c 2000,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • History - U.S.,
  • History,
  • History: American,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • United States - 20th Century (1945 to 2000),
  • General,
  • American History,
  • Anthropology,
  • Gender Studies,
  • History / United States / 20th Century,
  • Political Science and International Relations,
  • Criminology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7757727M
    ISBN 100691074542
    ISBN 109780691074542

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Vampires, Dragons, and Egyptian Kings is a sharp book about a peculiar moment in the New York life--one that seems strangely antiquated as we approach the new millennium."Martin Jackson, Village Voice "Drawing on countless sources meticulously noted, [Schneider] offers reasons for the emergence of gangs, shows us their particular culture Cited by: They called themselves “Vampires,” “Dragons,” and “Egyptian Kings.” They were divided by race, ethnicity, and neighborhood boundaries, but united by common styles, slang, and codes of honor.

They fought — and sometimes killed — to protect and expand their territories. Vampires, Dragons, and Egyptian Kings is a sharp book about a peculiar moment in the New York life--one that seems strangely antiquated as we approach the new millenniumMartin Jackson, Village Voice Drawing on countless sources meticulously noted, [Schneider] offers reasons for the emergence of gangs, shows us their particular culture /5(9).

Vampires, Dragons, and Egyptian Kings is a sharp book about a peculiar moment in the New York life--one that seems strangely antiquated as we approach the new millennium."--Martin Jackson, Village Voice "[Schneider's] study of Manhattan youth gangs in the years after World War II blends academic disciplines with the author's recollections of /5(25).

Get this from a library. Vampires, dragons, and Egyptian kings: youth gangs in postwar New York. [Eric C Schneider] -- "They called themselves "Vampires," "Dragons," and "Egyptian Kings." They were divided by race, ethnicity, and neighborhood boundaries, but united by common styles, slang, and codes of honor.

They. Vampires, Dragons, and Egyptian Kings: youth gangs in postwar New York User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict Historian Schneider, author of In the Web of Class: Delinquents and Reformers in Boston, ss (New York Univ., ), jumps forward in time and down the coast to examine the phenomenon of New.

Vampires, Dragons and Egyptian Kings is an excellent analysis of the history and culture of New York City at a particular time in it's development and this book is sure to enthrall anyone interested in youthful reprobates in general and those that inhabited New York in particular/5.

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Vampires, Dragons, and Egyptian Kings: Youth Gangs in Postwar New York. By Eric C. Schneider (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, xx plus pp.

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