This timely volume is an anthology of writings in Italian which examine the origins, nature and culture of the Sicilian mafia. Separate chapters are devoted to the culture from which the mafia emerged, the economic and business activities in which it is now engaged, its relations with politics and politicians, as well as its structure and historical evolution. There are portraits of prominent mafiosi as well as of the people and organisations that have struggled against mafia crime. The individual pieces come from the most ...

Understanding the Mafia 1997, Manchester University Press

ISBN-13: 9780719049002

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Understanding the Mafia 1997, St. Martin's Press

ISBN-13: 9780719051715

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