Anton Blok

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Anton Blok (born 1935 in Amsterdam) is an anthropologist, famous for studying the Mafia in Sicily in 1960s. Anton Blok was a visiting professor at the University of Michigan (1972-1973) and University of California, Berkeley in 1988. He is a professor emeritus of cultural anthropology at the University of Amsterdam. He also spent one semester at Yale as a fellow.

Select bibliography[edit]

  • The Mafia of a Sicilian Village, 1860-1960: A Study of Violent Peasant Entrepreneurs. Harper & Row, 1974. ISBN 0-631-19960-8
  • Honour and violence. Cambridge: Polity, 2001. ISBN 0-7456-0449-8
  • Anthropologische Perspektiven: Einführung, Kritik und Plädoyer. With Klaus Schomburg. Stuttgart: Klett-Cotta, 1995. ISBN 3-608-91725-X