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Conspiracy nation

the politics of paranoia in postwar America

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Published by New York University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
    • Political culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
    • Conspiracies -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
    • Paranoia -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
    • Cold War -- Social aspects -- United States,
    • American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
    • Conspiracies in literature,
    • Politics and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
    • United States -- Civilization -- 1945-,
    • United States -- Social conditions -- 1945-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Peter Knight.
      ContributionsKnight, Peter, 1968-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE169.12 .P6216 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 278 p. :
      Number of Pages278
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3939362M
      ISBN 100814747353, 0814747361
      LC Control Number2001006231

        Despite my skepticism, however, I believe there is a conspiracy afoot today among powerful people in U.S. politics and media to exploit some of .   One Nation and Port Arthur conspiracies: a long and dishonourable history It is the second time One Nation has been connected to the conspiracy theory Author: Calla Wahlquist.

        Largely Forgotten Osage Murders Reveal A Conspiracy Against Wealthy Native Americans Members of the Osage Indian Nation became very wealthy in the s after oil deposits were found on their land. None Dare Call It Conspiracy will be a very controversial book. At first it will receive little publicity and those whose plans are exposed in it will try to kill it by the silent treatment. For reasons that become obvious as you read this book, it will not be reviewed in all the "proper" places or be available on your local bookstand.

        Conspiracy theories have been intertwined with American politics since – perhaps earlier. But today they may be at the center of .   Republic of Lies Book Review: Anna Merlan Explores Our Nation's Obsession In a chapter dedicated to the “false flag” strain of popular .


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