MAFIA FOR BEGINNERS

Author: Schneider (Arnd) & Zarate (Oscar)
Year: 1994
Publisher: Icon Books. Cambridge.
Edition Details: 1st Edn.
Book Condition: Vg+
ISBN: 9781874166207
Price: 9.00
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Softcover. How rich and powerful is the US Mafia? Contrary to popular assumption, it is puny in comparison with the Sicilian original. Immense wealth and real political power remains in the hands of Sicilian godfathers and their clientele network. This book traces the origins of the Mafia back to the rural society of Sicily in 19th-century post-unification Italy. Softcover. Schneider considers the reorganisation and rebirth of a new global Mafia. An excellent introduction to the history and beginnings of the Mafia. Dramatically illus. by Oscar Zarate. 176pp. trade size softcover. A v. unusual item full of extraordinary illustrations. Vg+

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