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The Encyclopedia of Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories

by Michael Newton

The Encyclopedia of Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories Synopsis

Does the CIA covertly utilize mind control drugs and techniques? Are satanic messages subliminally hidden in popular music? Were Freemasons behind London's Jack the Ripper murders? Does your vote really count or is the U.S. president chosen by secretive societies such as the Bilderberg Group and the Illuminati? In an objective, fact-based manner, The Encyclopedia of Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories thoroughly documents and explores these and other provocative questions. This intriguing reference provides more than 500 detailed entries that define the major conspiracies, both proven and unproven, throughout history. From the inheritance powder of the Medicis to the U.N. oil-for-food scandal, this encyclopedia investigates the broad history of conspiracies and their impact on global affairs and everyday life. Entries include biographies, specific events, profiles of groups, and thumbnail histories of notorious nations.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780816055401
Publication date: 30th November 2005
Author: Michael Newton
Publisher: Facts On File Inc
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 432 pages
Categories: Conspiracy theories, Reference works,

About Michael Newton

Michael Newton is a professional writer who has published more than 140 books. He has written primarily about crime, with a specialization in serial murder. His books for Facts on File/Checkmark Books include The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers: The Encyclopedia of High-Tech Crime and Crime-Fighting; The Encyclopedia of Kidnappings; The Encyclopedia of Robberies, Heists, and Capers; and The Encyclopedia of Unsolved Crimes. He lives in Nashville, TN.

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