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Paperback The Battle for Sicily's Soul: The Rise of the Mafia and the Fight to Free Sicily from Its Evil Tyranny Book

ISBN: 9918615001

ISBN13: 9789918615001

The Battle for Sicily's Soul: The Rise of the Mafia and the Fight to Free Sicily from Its Evil Tyranny

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The Mafia survived in the shadows while holding Sicily in an iron-clad fist for over a century. Its colonisation of Sicilian folklore, such as the legend of the Beati Paoli, and misappropriation of traditional Sicilian values, including the importance of honour and love for the family, made Cosa Nostra appear to be a timeless and inevitable reality of Sicilian life. A very important part of this strategy was the takeover of Catholic symbols, rituals...

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