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The secret history of the world

Author: Mark Booth
Publisher: New York : The Overlook Press, 2008.
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An intellectual tour of the world's lesser-known histories offers a collection of alternate views that are drawn from a premise that history has been recorded from the corrupted perspectives of its victors.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Booth
ISBN: 9781590201626 1590201620
OCLC Number: 233939665
Notes: First published in hardcover in the United States in 2008 by The Overlook Press.
Description: 575 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm.
Contents: In the beginning --
A short walk in the ancient woods --
The Garden of Eden --
Lucifer, the light of the world --
The gods who loved women --
The assassination of the Green King --
The age of demi-gods and heroes --
The Sphinx and the timelock --
The neolithic Alexander the Great --
The way of the wizard --
Getting to grips with matter --
The descent into darkness --
Reason--and how to rise above it --
The mysteries of Greece and Rome --
The sun god returns --
The tyranny of the fathers --
The age of Islam --
The wise demon of the Templars --
Fools for love --
The green one behind the worlds --
The Rosicrucian age --
Occult Catholicism --
The occult roots of science --
The age of Freemasonry --
The mystical-sexual revolution --
The illuminati and the rise of unreason --
The mystic death of humanity --
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.
Responsibility: Mark Booth.

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An intellectual tour of the world's lesser-known histories offers a collection of alternate views that are drawn from a premise that history has been recorded from the corrupted perspectives of its victors.

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