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Hailed in Italy as the best book ever written about the mafia in any language, Cosa Nostra is a fascinating, violent, and darkly comic account that reads like fiction and takes us deep into the inner sanctum of this secret society where few have dared to tread.In…

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MAFIA. CAMORRA. ’NDRANGHETA. The Sicilian mafia, known as Cosa Nostra, is far from being Italy’s only dangerous criminal fraternity. The country hosts two other major mafias: the camorra from Naples; and, from the poor and isolated region of Calabria,…

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Buon appetito! Everyone loves Italian food. But how did the Italians come to eat so well? The answer lies amid the vibrant beauty of Italy's historic cities. For a thousand years, they have been magnets for everything that makes for great eating: ingredients,…

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will…

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En jugosas porciones en forma de historias urbanas, Dickie nos muestra cómo fue configurándose la historia de la pasta, la pizza, el risotto, el salami, el pesto y demás platos que Italia ha enseñado al mundo a disfrutar. Todo el mundo adora la comida italiana…

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Stereotypical representations of the Mezzogiorno are a persistent feature of Italian culture at all levels. In Darkest Italy , John Dickie analyzes these stereotypes in the post-Unification period, when the Mezzogiorno was widely seen as barbaric, violent or…

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Cosa Nostra relata la fascinante historia de la mafia siciliana, la sociedad criminal más famosa, más impenetrable y peor comprendida del mundo. La mafia ha recibido muchos nombres desde que fuera creada hace ciento cuarenta años: la Secta, la Hermandad, la…

Cosa Nostra

by John Dickie

|July 22, 2011

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In Cosa Nostra vertelt John Dickie de geschiedenis van de Siciliaanse maffia, van zijn ontstaan tot aan de dag van vandaag, en van de citrusgaarden en zwavelmijnen op Sicilië tot de straten van Manhattan. Talloze verhalen en legenden doen de ronde over wat de…

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La historia definitiva de las tres mafias italianas: la Cosa Nostra, la Camorra napolitana y la N'dranghetta calabresa. Un recorrido fascinante desde 1860 hasta la actualidad. La Mafia siciliana, la Cosa Nostra, no es la única sociedad criminal peligrosa de…

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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books…

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In 1946 werd Italië een democratie. Het land beleefde een economisch wonder en de Italiaanse industrie, de eetcultuur en de mode werden in heel Europa een lichtend voorbeeld. Maar tegelijk met de economie groeide de macht van de maffia. Waar Italië na de Tweede…