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Voodoo histories : the role of the conspiracy theory in shaping modern history

Author: David Aaronovitch
Publisher: London, England : Jonathan Cape, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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We see conspiracy everywhere from Pearl Harbor to 9/11, from the assassination of Kennedy to the death of Diana. This book carefully probes and explores 12 major conspiracy theories.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Aaronovitch
ISBN: 9780224074704 0224074709 9780224089876 0224089870 9780099478966 009947896X
OCLC Number: 310154675
Description: 358 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: Blame Kevin --
1: Uncanny note of prophecy --
2: Dark miracles --
3: Conspiracies to the left --
4: Dead deities --
5: Very British plot --
6: Holy blood, Holy Grail, holy shit --
7: Few clicks of a mouse --
8: Mr Pooter forms a theory --
Conclusion: Bedtime story --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Acknowledgements --
Index.
Other Titles: Role of the conspiracy theory in shaping modern history
Responsibility: David Aaronovitch.

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"A handbook to be cherished by anyone who would rather have the unvarnished truth" * Daily Mail * "Superbly researched, wittily written and eminently sane" -- Andrew Roberts * Literary Review * Read more...

 
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