Fred W. Viehe received his PhD. from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and is the urban historian at Youngstown State University in Youngstown, Ohio.

(See my biography page for more information).


Publications:
Atavistic Monsters and Hedonistic Culture: A New Definition for American Organized Crime

American organized crime is composed of atavistic cultural groups organized according to a social structure emphasizing ethnicity, who pursue hedonistic cultural goals such as sex, gambling and narcotics.

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The Underworld Never Seemed So Fair: Women as Pirates, G’hals, Mafiosas and Gangsteristas

Women's role in American Organized Crime has varied from being full and equal participants to being denied participation and membership whatsoever.

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The G’hals of New York and other Cities at Work and Play: A Flourishing Feminine Counterculture in Mid-nineteenth Century Urban America

The G'hals identified themselves with the urban hedonistic culture as by patronizing lower-class recreational establishments. Their lifestyle was in juxtaposition to the evolving Victorianism of the dominant culture.

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