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Gangsters Encylopedia: The World's Most Notorious Mobs, Gangs and Villains
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Gangsters Encylopedia: The World's Most Notorious Mobs, Gangs and Villains (Hardback)

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The world of gangsters is big business and stretches way beyond the Sicilian Mafia who have been most often depicted on the silver screen in films such as the 'Godfather' trilogy and 'Scarface'.













The book is arranged in chapters geographically showing the history of organized crime in different territories around the world, the legendary figures, the famous heists and busts and the power these organizations still exert today. As many of the crime syndicates are interlinked in their day-to-day dealings, or have origins in other organizations, the book is fully cross-referenced to help the reader.













Chapters include The Sicilian Mafia and its development in coast-to-coast America under the guidance of the likes of Al Capone and `Bugsy' Siegel; the gangsters of Marseilles and Paris; the Russian and other Eastern Bloc Mafia; the Triads of Asia; The Jamaican Yardies; the African/American crimelords that control the poorer areas of Los Angeles and New York; and the legendary London gangsters, typified by the Kray twins' stranglehold on London during the 1960s.

BiographyTrue storiesTrue crimeReference & ResearchEncyclopaedias & reference worksReference works Publisher: Pavilion Books Publication Date: 01/09/2007 ISBN-13: 9781843404026  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Michael Newton is a California native, born in 1951. He holds a B.A. in History and English from the University of California (1973). Newton has published 190 books since 1977, with 19 more forthcoming from various houses through 2009. His work includes 160 novels and 49 nonfiction volumes, most of them reference books pertaining to crime. Recent nonfiction works include The Encyclopedia of Kidnappings (2002), The FBI Encyclopedia (2004), The Encyclopedia of Unsolved Crimes (2005), The Encyclopedia of Conspiracies & Conspiracy Theories (2005), and The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers, 2nd ed. (2006). A full list of Newton's published and forthcoming titles may be found on his website at www.michaelnewton.homestead.com.

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