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The Resource Cosa nostra : an illustrated history of the mafia, Massimo Picozzi ; preface by Carlo Lucarelli ; with an afterword by Pietro Grasso

Cosa nostra : an illustrated history of the mafia, Massimo Picozzi ; preface by Carlo Lucarelli ; with an afterword by Pietro Grasso

Label
Cosa nostra : an illustrated history of the mafia
Title
Cosa nostra
Title remainder
an illustrated history of the mafia
Statement of responsibility
Massimo Picozzi ; preface by Carlo Lucarelli ; with an afterword by Pietro Grasso
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the origins and history of the Cosa Nostra, beginning in 1863 Sicily and moving to Prohibition Era America, discussing the formation of the mafia families and the most famous legendary criminals
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Picozzi, Massimo
Dewey number
364.106
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mafia
  • Mafia
Target audience
adult
Label
Cosa nostra : an illustrated history of the mafia, Massimo Picozzi ; preface by Carlo Lucarelli ; with an afterword by Pietro Grasso
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Italian in 2010 by Mondadori Electa S.p.A."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 282) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Nothing more than criminals -- Reasons for an illustrated book on the Mafia -- From myth to reality : the origins of the Cosa Nostra -- Gangs of New York : immigration, the criminal fringe, and more -- United Italy discovers the Mafia : from the Notarbartolo Affair to Benito Mussolini -- Senseless prohibition : the Golden Age of Mafia gangsters -- An obscure period : from the landings in Sicily to the Giuliano Enigma -- The Corleonesi arrive : victims, widows, and the first Mafia War -- Lucky Luciano, Carlo Gambino, and the others : big families and big bosses -- Corruption, connivance, and massacres : from the Sack of Palermo to the second Mafia war -- The Buscetta Theorem : the season of the Maxi Trial -- The last godfathers : the RICO Act, John Gotti, and the decline -- From massacres to crisis : the attack on the state and the response from institutions -- The Mafia is not defeated : conclusion by Italy's National anti-Mafia prosecutor Pietro Grasso
Control code
19737006
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
287 pages
Isbn
9780393341966
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011041425
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Cosa nostra : an illustrated history of the mafia, Massimo Picozzi ; preface by Carlo Lucarelli ; with an afterword by Pietro Grasso
Publication
Note
"Originally published in Italian in 2010 by Mondadori Electa S.p.A."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 282) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Nothing more than criminals -- Reasons for an illustrated book on the Mafia -- From myth to reality : the origins of the Cosa Nostra -- Gangs of New York : immigration, the criminal fringe, and more -- United Italy discovers the Mafia : from the Notarbartolo Affair to Benito Mussolini -- Senseless prohibition : the Golden Age of Mafia gangsters -- An obscure period : from the landings in Sicily to the Giuliano Enigma -- The Corleonesi arrive : victims, widows, and the first Mafia War -- Lucky Luciano, Carlo Gambino, and the others : big families and big bosses -- Corruption, connivance, and massacres : from the Sack of Palermo to the second Mafia war -- The Buscetta Theorem : the season of the Maxi Trial -- The last godfathers : the RICO Act, John Gotti, and the decline -- From massacres to crisis : the attack on the state and the response from institutions -- The Mafia is not defeated : conclusion by Italy's National anti-Mafia prosecutor Pietro Grasso
Control code
19737006
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
287 pages
Isbn
9780393341966
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011041425
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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