Sceptre, 2011, Softcover, Book Condition: Very Good, First, Illustrated By: Photographic
preface and introduction by author, acknowledgements, picture acknowledgements, notes on sources, sources consulted and index. At the beginning of the text. There are five pages of maps showing the various strongholds and starting points for Italian Mafia. The text is illustrated with two sections, of eight pages each, both black-and-white photography and illustrations and there are black-and-white contemporary illustrations throughout the text. Photographic card cover with black, white and red coloured titles to the front panel and black and red colour titles to the backstrip. The Sicilian Mafia, or Cosa Nostra, the Camorra from Naples and its hinterland and the 'ndrangheta from Calabria are the three main Italian organised crime syndicates. "Blood Brotherhoods charts the birth and rise of all three of Italy's mafia. It blends ground-breaking archival research, passionate narrative, and shrewd historical analysis to bring Italy's unique "criminal ecosystem", and the three terrifying criminal brotherhood is that evolved within it, to life on the page." -- from the rear panel blurb. Minor creasing to the book corners and aged honing of the textblock edges and pages. This is the first Trade edition of the book. Size: Trade Paperback.  434 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Law & Criminal Studies; Mafia; Italy; History. ISBN: 034096393x. ISBN/EAN: 9780340963937. Inventory No: 0114948.