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Books Books 1 - 6 of about 6 related to The Mafia of a Sicilian village, 1860-1960: a study of violent peasant ....   

Honour and Violence

Anton Blok - History - 2001 - 376 pages
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Radical Innovators: The Blessings of Adversity in Science and Art, 1500-2000

Anton Blok - Social Science - 2016 - 300 pages
In this book leading cultural anthropologist Anton Blok sheds new light on the lives and achievements of pioneers who revolutionized science and art over the past five ...
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Village Politics and the Mafia in Sicily

Filippo Sabetti - Political Science - 2002 - 293 pages
He suggests that the mafia emerged only in some parts of Sicily and was never a single overarching criminal organization. It arose, in fact, from a self-help tradition that ...
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Men of respect: a social history of the Sicilian Mafia

Raimondo Catanzaro - History - 1992 - 246 pages
Using records of the Italian government's recent inquiry into the Mafia, this history shows the crime organization's beginnings as a group of cattle rustlers in nineteenth ...
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A history of Sicily

Moses I. Finley, Denis Mack Smith, Christopher Duggan - History - 1987 - 246 pages
A history of the small but significant island of Sicily discusses the cultural mix left as a legacy by the civilizations who have dominated the island in the past and the ...
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Culture and Political Economy in Western Sicily

Jane Schneider, Peter Schneider - Social Science - 2013 - 272 pages
Culture and Political Economy in Western Sicily presents the relationship between the early colonial period, a time when Sicily exported wheat and animal products, and a later ...
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