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By Letizia Paoli

Hoping on formerly undisclosed confessions of former mafia participants now cooperating with the police, Letizia Paoli presents a clinically actual portrait of mafia habit, motivations, and constitution in Italy. The mafia, Paoli demonstrates, are basically multifunctional ritual brotherhoods targeted exceptionally on holding and consolidating their neighborhood political energy base. a really interdisciplinary paintings of heritage, politics, economics, and sociology, Mafia Brotherhoods finds in dramatic element the real face of 1 of the world's so much mythologized felony organizations.

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