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Understanding Jonestown and Peoples Temple

Author: Rebecca Moore
Publisher: Westport, Conn : Praeger, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides a fresh perspective on Peoples Temple and Jonestown, locating the group within the context of religion in America and offering a contemporary history that corrects the inaccuracies often  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca Moore
ISBN: 9780313352515 0313352518
OCLC Number: 731152429
Description: 179 S ; 25 cm
Contents: CONTENTS Acknowledgements Authors Note Introduction Chapter 1. Beyond White Trash Chapter 2. California Dreamin Chapter 3. The Promised Land Chapter 4. Fighting Monsters Chapter 5. The Abyss Chapter 6. Preserving the Ultimate Concern Chapter 7. Dehumanizing the Dead Chapter 8. Jonestown Re-Enters American Culture Chapter 9. Making Meaning After Jonestown Resources Index
Responsibility: Rebecca Moore.
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"Moore provides a superbly balanced, informed, and accessible introduction to understanding many dimensions of the Peoples Temple story. Summing Up: Highly recommended. Lower-level undergraduates and Read more...

 
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