August 16th, 2005

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Gangs

Can anyone suggest some very good books on gangs and gang warfare/practices?

I'm particularly interested in South/Central American gangs and also those operating in the States. Although saying that any good factual book on gangs anywhere would be useful.

Info needed for a future project and all suggestions gratefully received.

Many thanks!
Angus May 2005

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This community charts the relationship between real word events, from reliable news sources, and the cthulhu mythos of H.P. Lovecraft and others.

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