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Conspiracy Theories In American History

Pub Date : 2003 | Author : Peter Knight | Publisher : ABC-CLIO

ISBN 10 : 9781576078129
ISBN 13 : 1576078124

A reference guide to conspiracy theory presents over 300 entries describing events and theories, analyzing the historical, intellectual, and political context of each, and offering..

American Conspiracy Theories

Pub Date : 2014-08-05 | Author : Joseph E. Uscinski | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199351824
ISBN 13 : 0199351821

We are living in an age of conspiracy theories, whether it's enduring, widely held beliefs such as government involvement in the Kennedy assassination or alien activity at Roswell,..

The United States Of Paranoia

Pub Date : 2014-10-14 | Author : Jesse Walker | Publisher : Harper Collins

ISBN 10 : 9780062383228
ISBN 13 : 0062383221

A history of America's demons 1693: Cotton Mather suggests that the spirits attacking Salem are allied with the colony's human enemies. At their "Cheef Witch-meetings," he writes, ..

Conspiracy Theory In America

Pub Date : 2013-04-15 | Author : Lance deHaven-Smith | Publisher : University of Texas Press

ISBN 10 : 9780292743793
ISBN 13 : 0292743793

Asserts that the Founders' hard-nosed realism about the likelihood of elite political misconduct—articulated in the Declaration of Independence—has been replaced by today's bla..

The Paranoid Style In American Politics

Pub Date : 2012-01-04 | Author : Richard Hofstadter | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780307809681
ISBN 13 : 0307809684

This timely reissue of Richard Hofstadter's classic work on the fringe groups that influence American electoral politics offers an invaluable perspective on contemporary domestic a..