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ISBN-10: 1118008057

ISBN-13: 9781118008058

Edition: 2011

Authors: Jerry Langton

List price: $24.95
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A frightening look at Mexico's new power elite-the Mexican drug cartels The members of Mexico's drug cartels are among the criminal underworld's most ambitious and ruthless entrepreneurs. Supplanting the once dominant Colombian cartels, the Mexican drug cartels are now the major distributor of heroin and cocaine to the U.S. and Canada. Not only have their drugs crossed north of the border, so have the cartels (in 2009, 230 active Mexican drug cartels have been reported in U.S. cities). In Gangland, bestselling author Jerry Langton details their frightening stranglehold on the economy and daily life of Mexico today-and what it portends for the future of Mexico and its neighbors. Offering a…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/31/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Deadly Playground
The Eagle Eats the Snake
A Mexican-born Emperor
The Rise of the Drug Cartels
Enemies of the State
Trouble in Paradise
Calder�n Versus the Cartels
Battling the Beltr�n Leyva Cartel
Carnage in 2009
The Roll Call of Death
The War Expands
Exporting Drugs and Crime
The Violence Escalates
"A Phase of Very Intense Violence..."
Mexican Cartel Violence Moves North
Notes
Sources
Index