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Cosa Nostra: A History of the Sicilian Mafia book

Cosa Nostra: A History of the Sicilian Mafia by John Dickie

Cosa Nostra: A History of the Sicilian Mafia



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Cosa Nostra: A History of the Sicilian Mafia John Dickie ebook
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Format: pdf
ISBN: 1403966966, 9781403966964
Page: 562


Until recently, Ernesto Bisanti could not have imagined he would face down the Cosa Nostra (Our Thing)—the Sicilian Mafia. Author and mafia expert Carl Russo is working on an illustrated travel guide about the Sicilian Mafia and needs our help! While in Sicily, I read Dickie's book detailing the history of the mafia called “Cosa Nostra.” Along with providing a history of the mafia and how it came to be, the book also does a nice job of outlining recent Sicilian history. Love All The People - Bill Hicks; 7. The genesis of Cosa Nostra is hard to trace because mafiosi are very secretive and do not keep historical records of their own. For example the Sacra Corona Unita in Puglia and the Camorra3 in Naples and its environs. In 1986 Bisanti started a furniture factory in Palermo. Impastato was born Quotations taken from 'Cosa Nostra: A History of the Sicilian Mafia' by John Dickie. A Mafia "travel guide?" Sicily's position in the middle of Mediterranean trade routes made its people prey for numerous foreign powers through the millennia. Impastato was famous for his opposition to the Mafia, and his political activism led to his murder on the 9th of May 1978. Behind La Cosa Nostra are Italian organizations – the four Italian Organized Crime (OC) groups currently active in the United States are the Sicilian Mafia, Camorra, 'Ndrangheta and Sacra Corona Unita' (United Sacred Crown). Cosa Nostra: History Of The Sicilian Mafia - John Dickie; 4. However, no crime organisation has ever come close to the organisation, power and capabilities of the Sicilian Cosa Nostra. A Million Little Pieces - James Frey; 6. Other searches: Google ("Sicilian Cosa Nostra"; "Cosa Nostra in Sicily"; "workings of the Mafia"; "Sicilian Mafia hierarchy").