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John Dickie

John Dickie is Professor of Italian Studies at University College London. In 2005 the President of the Italian Republic appointed him a Commendatore dell’Ordine della Stella della Solidarietà Italiana. He is also writing a book about the Freemasons, The Craft: How the Freemasons Made the Modern World. 

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The Best Books on the Mafia, recommended by John Dickie

The three biggest Italian mafias remain a powerful presence, with tentacles reaching deep inside Italian business and politics, but our understanding of them is marred by myths and misconceptions. Professor John Dickie of University College London, author of three books on the mafia, recommends what to read to get a better understanding of what the mafia really is.

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