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Into the Heart of the Mafia : A Journey Through the Italian South - David Lane

Into the Heart of the Mafia

A Journey Through the Italian South

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Published: 22nd April 2010
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Lane shows how globalisation has transformed the Mafia into more than simply a local phenomenon. It describes in painful detail the daily accommodation to Mafia pressure endured by priests, politicians and prosecutors, businessmen, trade unionists and ordinary citizens. At the same time he incorporates a portrait of the South's long and tumultuous history and powerful flavours to provide a richly coloured portrait of a European region under siege.

A sensitive portrait of heroic, often isolated individuals who have fought against 150 years of criminality. With meticulous reporting [Lane] meets the people who have encountered and resisted the Mafia' -- Guy Dinmore * Financial Times *

ISBN: 9781846681356
ISBN-10: 1846681359
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 22nd April 2010
Publisher: Profile Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.9  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.23
Edition Number: 1