This captivating resource covers the bloody history of Mexican drug cartels from their rise in the 1980s to the latest round of brutal violence, which has seen more than 125,000 Mexican citizens killed over the past decade.
• Offers a reliable resource for students and researchers who want to explore the world of Mexican drug cartels more knowledgeably and in greater depth
• Provides accurate information on many facets of the drug trade, much of which has been erroneously represented in the popular press and other media outlets
• Explores in detail the impact of the drug war in both Mexico and the United States
• Enables readers to pursue connections from one entry to another through numerous cross-references