Contraband and Corruption in World History

eBook - 2010
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In this lively book, Alan L. Karras traces the history of smuggling around the world and explores all aspects of this pervasive and enduring crime. Through a compelling set of cases drawn from a rich array of historical and contemporary sources, Karras shows how smuggling of every conceivable good has flourished in every place, at every time. Significantly, Karras draws a clear distinction between smugglers and their more popular criminal cousins, pirates, who operated in the open with a type of violencethat was nearly always shunned by smugglers. Explaining the divergence between the two grou.
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, c2010.
ISBN: 9780742567320
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 201 p.) : ill., maps.
Additional Contributors: OverDrive


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