Warlords of Crime: Chinese Secret Societies--the New Mafia

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Penguin Books, Jan 1, 1990 - History - 289 pages
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With the illegal drug crisis reaching epidemic proportions, here is an illuminating and disturbing account of a relentless new criminal organization which has muscled aside the Mafia and dominates the multibillion dollar world heroin trade.

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Posner is an excellent writer who seems to prefer political and social topics rather than organized crime and narcotics trafficking. Consequently, this book focuses on the organizations and their ... Read full review

Contents

Enter the Dragon
1
China White
12
The Triads
27
Copyright

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Gerald Posner received a bachelor's degree in political science from the University of California at Berkeley in 1975 and a law degree from Hastings Law School in 1978. He was one of the youngest attorneys ever hired by the Wall Street law firm of Cravath, Swaine and Moore. He co-founded the New York law firm Posner and Ferrara. He is the author of more than ten books including Killing the Dream: James Earl Ray and the Assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., Case Closed: Lee Harvey Oswald and the Assassination of JFK, and God's Bankers: A History of Money and Power at the Vatican.

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