Conspiracies and Secret Societies: The Complete Dossier of Hidden Plots and Schemes
The term “conspiracy theory” is attributed to a memo that circulated within the CIA in 1967 on how to counter critics of the Warren Commission. The belief in a conspiracy to assassinate John F. Kennedy has ebbed and flowed over the years. However, as new scandals develop in government, the public becomes more skeptical.
The rise of the internet witnessed the growth of conspiracy websites and chat rooms. Old theories (Pearl Harbor, JFK, Watergate) could be discussed along with new theories (Princess Diana’s death). The events of 9/11 and the war on terror that followed ushered in a new era of conspiracy analysis. This book itemizes a slew of conspirators and conspiracy theories from 9/11 to Y2K.
Conspiracies and Secret Societies is a near-exhaustive compilation of cabals (alleged and verified) that have fascinated the public’s imagination over the centuries. This third edition features new entries relating to Qanon, January 6th, COVID-19, and the administration of Donald Trump. The wealth of theories presented will keep many avid researchers busy. It is a useful reference tool for conspiracy adherents, while being entertaining for the conspiracy agnostic or averse.
|Author||Brad Steiger, Sherry Hansen Steiger,Kevin Hile|
|Page Count||496 pages|
|Publisher||Visible Ink Press|
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