The Mafia of a Sicilian Village, 1860-1960: A Study of Violent Peasant Entrepreneurs

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Waveland Press, 1974 - Social Science - 293 pages
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This study seeks to account for the rural mafia in western Sicily in the 19th & 20th centuries through a detailed examination of the overall social networks mafiosi of a particular peasant community formed with other individuals.

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This book is an attempt to analyze organized crime from a historical and anthropological perspective. It seems to be based on first-hand interviews and studies of old newspapers which the author ... Read full review

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