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Author Gage
Title The Day Wall Street Exploded : A Story of America in Its First Age of Terror
Imprint Cary : Oxford University Press USA - OSO, 2009
©2009
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Introduction -- PART I: SEPTEMBER 16, 1920 -- 1 The Middle of Things -- 2 The End of the World -- PART II: THE STORY OF DYNAMITE -- 3 The First Terrorist Act in America -- 4 American Roughneck -- 5 The War at Home -- PART III: A NATIONAL CRIME -- 6 The Great Detectives -- 7 Business as Usual -- 8 Usual Suspects -- 9 A Perfect Alibi -- PART IV: FACCIA A FACCIA -- 10 The Anarchist Fighters -- 11 Illegal Practices -- 12 The Martyr Who Wasn't -- PART V: THE RUSSIAN CONNECTION -- 13 The "Great Detective" Returns -- 14 Triple-Cross -- 15 The Wall Street Curse -- 16 The Roar of the Twenties -- Appendix: In Memoriam -- Acknowledgments -- Note on Sources -- Abbreviations Used in Notes -- Notes -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Z
On its 90th anniversary, the first major account of the 1920 terrorist bombing on Wall Street is now available in paperback. Just after noon on September 16, 1920, as hundreds of workers poured onto Wall Street for their lunchtime break, a horse-drawn cart packed with dynamite exploded in a spray of metal and fire, turning the busiest corner of the financial center into a war zone. Thirty-nine people died and hundreds more lay wounded, making the Wall Street explosion the worst terrorist attack to that point in U.S. history. In The Day Wall Street Exploded, Beverly Gage tells the story of that once infamous but now largely forgotten event, exploring both what it reveals about America in the early 20th century and what it tells us about our own time
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Gage The Day Wall Street Exploded : A Story of America in Its First Age of Terror Cary : Oxford University Press USA - OSO,c2009 9780195148244
Subject Terrorism -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.;Terrorism -- United States -- History.;Domestic terrorism -- United States
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Alt Author Gage, Beverly
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