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Gangland : the rise of the Mexican drug cartels from El Paso to Vancouver

Author: Jerry Langton
Publisher: Mississauga, Ont. : Wiley, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the rise of the Mexican drug cartels, and traces their origins, evolution, and how they have grown in lock-step with the failed narcotics policies of North America.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jerry Langton
ISBN: 9781118008058 1118008057 111801426X 9781118014264 1118014251 9781118014257 1118014278 9781118014271
OCLC Number: 972839692
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 276 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Deadly Playground --
2. The Eagle Eats the Snake --
3.A Mexican-born Emperor --
4. The Rise of the Drug Cartels --
5. Enemies of the State --
6. Trouble in Paradise --
7. Calderon Versus the Cartels --
8. Battling the Beltran Leyva Cartel --
9. Carnage in 2009 --
10. The Roll Call of Death --
11. The War Expands --
12. Exporting Drugs and Crime --
13. The Violence Escalates --
14."A Phase of Very Intense Violence ..." --
15. Mexican Cartel Violence Moves North.
Responsibility: Jerry Langton.

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A frightening look at Mexico's new power elite-the Mexican drug cartels The members of Mexico's drug cartels are among the criminal underworld's most ambitious and ruthless entrepreneurs.  Read more...

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