Chronology of Organized Crime Worldwide, 6000 B.C.E. to 2010

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About the Book

Organized crime has played a significant social role in cultures all over the world. This is the first book to establish a timeline of global organized criminal activity, which spans eight millennia. Entries are arranged chronologically and represent many facets of the criminal underground, including the birth of major players in crime as well as law enforcement officials, the discovery or invention of drugs and weapons, the creation of law enforcement agencies, and the passage of statutes relevant to the control of criminal activity. A broadly useful examination of organized crime, this book encompasses all nations, races, religions and political philosophies.

About the Author(s)

Michael Newton is an award-winning author of numerous books on topics ranging from cryptozoology to civil rights and organized crime. He lives in Indiana.

Bibliographic Details

Michael Newton
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Pages: 372
Bibliographic Info: abbreviation key, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2011
pISBN: 978-0-7864-4411-3
eISBN: 978-0-7864-8607-6
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Preface      1

Author’s Note      3

Abbreviations      4

THE CHRONOLOGY      7

Bibliography      303

Index      331

Book Reviews & Awards

“meticulously researched…highly recommended”—Reference Reviews.