Anton Blok

The Netherlands, 1935

Anton Blok is Professor Emeritus in Cultural Anthropology at the University of Amsterdam. He did research on Sicily and is the author of works such as The Mafia of a Sicilian Village, 1860-1960. A Study of Violent Peasant Entrepreneurs (1974) and Honour and Violence (2001). Blok was Visiting Professor at universities such as Yale and Berkeley.