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Real enemies : conspiracy theories and American democracy, World War I to 9/11

Author: Kathryn S Olmsted
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2009.
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"Although the paranoid style has been a feature of the American scene since the birth of the Republic, in Real Enemies Kathryn S. Olmsted shows that it is only in the twentieth century that strange and unlikely conspiracy theories have become central to American politics."--Inside jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Olmsted, Kathryn S.
Real enemies.
Oxford [England] ; New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2009
(OCoLC)653438749
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn S Olmsted
ISBN: 9780195183535 0195183533 9780199753956 0199753954
OCLC Number: 221960372
Description: x, 320 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The consent of the people : presidential secrecy and the First World War --
Lying us into war? : the second battle of Pearl Harbor --
Masters of deceit : Red spies and Red hunters in the McCarthy era --
The Dealey Plaza irregulars : the JFK assassination and the collapse of trust in the 1960s --
White House of horrors : Nixon, Watergate, and the secret government --
Trust no one : conspiracies and conspiracy theories from the 1970s to the 1990s --
Cabal of soccer moms : 9/11 and the culture of deceit.
Responsibility: Kathryn S. Olmsted.
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In an engaging work on a timely, important topic, Olmsted sheds light on conspiracy theories during the 20th century, from World War I to 9/11, revealing how the rampant fear of conspiracy at once  Read more...

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...energetic narrative shows an increasingly complex national security apparatus both prompting conspiracy theories and promulgating its own. Convincing study of how alternative histories develop. Read more...

 
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