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Organized Crime: An Inside Guide to the World's Most Successful Industry

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From Al Capone and Pablo Escobar to the lesser-known Russian, Chinese, and Southeast-Asian crime figures, this is an insider's guide to each organization's origins, codes of conduct, and control of illegal markets--and the law enforcement agencies and justice systems around the world that try to stop them.

Synopsis:

Providing a fascinating and in-depth account of the criminal underworld, from Al Capone and Pablo Escobar to the lesser-known Russian and Chinese crime figures, this is an insider's guide to each organization's origins, codes of conduct, and control of illegal markets.

About the Author

Paul Lunde has long been interested in the structure and spread of organized crime, both in the pre-modern and contemporary world, and its relationship with power structures.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780756618995
Subtitle:
An Inside Guide to the World's Most Successful Industry
Publisher:
DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)
Author:
Lunde, Paul
Subject:
Organized crime
Subject:
Crime
Publication Date:
May 2006
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
10.46x9.24x.66 in. 1.71 lbs.

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History and Social Science » Crime » Mobs and Organized Crime

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"Synopsis" by , Providing a fascinating and in-depth account of the criminal underworld, from Al Capone and Pablo Escobar to the lesser-known Russian and Chinese crime figures, this is an insider's guide to each organization's origins, codes of conduct, and control of illegal markets.
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