The History of Organized Crime : The True Story and Secrets of Global Gangland Paperback
From the back streets of London to neon-soaked Las Vegas, organized crime is the world's biggest and most profitable business.
A truly global enterprise, no country can claim to be free from the taint of this ever growing threat to established society.
This explosive investigation reveals the past, present and future of organized crime, from the mysterious origins of the Sicilian Mafia and the Chinese Triads to the new emerging global powers in organized crime including the Russian Organizatsiya and the Mexican Cartels.
Bypassing the codes of silence that often surround the activities of those involved, in The History of Organized Crime David Southwell sets out the history, rules and secrets of every major criminal network across the globe and tackles their crimes, methods and key figures in chilling and compelling detail.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 224 pages, 220 Colour and b/w photographs
- Publisher: Carlton Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 13/09/2012
- Category: Social & cultural history
- ISBN: 9781780970134