Mafia, Peasants and Great Estates in Traditional Calabria: Society in Traditional Calabria

by Pino Arlacchi (Author), Jonathan Steinberg (Translator)

Vivid study of social formations in southern Italy during the first half of this century that challenges established ideas about the homogeneous nature of Mediterranean peasant society and proffers a new understanding of how traditional societies are structured. Written by an acclaimed authority and former Under Secretary of the United Nations.