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The Business of Crime: Italians and Syndicate Crime in the United States - Humbert S. Nelli
The Business of Crime: Italians and Syndicate Crime in the United States
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"Dr. Nelli . . . describes the kinds of crime that prevailed in Italian immigrant enclaves in America; like most American crime, then as now, Italian crime was one aspect of the so-called culture of urban poverty—boys graduated from street gangs to criminal gangs. None of these gangs were very... show more
"Dr. Nelli . . . describes the kinds of crime that prevailed in Italian immigrant enclaves in America; like most American crime, then as now, Italian crime was one aspect of the so-called culture of urban poverty—boys graduated from street gangs to criminal gangs. None of these gangs were very big until Prohibition brought the Great Leap Forward, to a level that Dr. Nelli
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780226571324 (0226571327)
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Pages no: 328
Edition language: English
Category:
History, Crime, True Crime
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