Heroin, Organized Crime, and the Making of Modern Turkey

Author(s): 
Gingeras, Ryan
ISBN: 
9780198716020
Date published: 
June 2014
Hardback
Price: 
£65.00

Exploring the development of heroin smuggling in Turkey since the 1920s, Ryan Gingeras uses newly declassified documents to trace the impact of the drug trade and organized crime on the evolution of the Republic of Turkey, and shows how narcotics syndicates have influenced the political establishment through the 20th century.