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The Camorra

Author: Tom Behan
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Over the last twenty years the Camorra of Naples and the surrounding region has risen to a level of strength which rivals that of the Sicilian mafia. "The Camorra" traces the Camorra from its origins in Naples in the mid-nineteenth century to its present dominance of both Naples and the Campania region. "The Camorra" examines the transformation of small time cigarette smugglers of the 1960s into modern international  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Behan
ISBN: 0415099870 9780415099875 9780203992913 0203992911 1138006734 9781138006737
OCLC Number: 32625462
Description: 225 pages : map ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. The origins of the Camorra and the Mafia --
2. The postwar development of the Camorra --
3. The 'administrative economy' and the 1980 earthquake --
4. The 'business Camorra' of the Nuvoletta gang --
5. The Cirillo affair --
6. How the Camorra works --
7. Criminal politics --
8. Who will stop the Camorra? --
Conclusion: 'Ha dda passa 'a nuttata'.
Responsibility: Tom Behan.
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