The Mafia of a Sicilian Village, 1860-1960

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

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This study of the Italian mafia offers an analysis of the emergence of the "mafiosi" in 19th-century Sicily, relating this to changes in land-ownership and processes of state formation, and it traces the development of the mafia system through to the present day. It is aimed at students and academics in modern history, sociology and anthropology, as well as by the general reader interested in the origins and nature of the Italian mafia.show more

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  • Paperback | 327 pages
  • 140 x 200mm | 394g
  • Polity Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0745605214
  • 9780745605210

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