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The United States of paranoia : a conspiracy theory

Walker, Jesse, 1970-

New York : Harper, [2013]

434 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

Presents a comprehensive history of conspiracy theories in American culture and politics, from the colonial era to the War on Terror.

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ISBN:

978-0-06-213555-1 (hbk.)

ISBN:

978-0-06-213555-1 (hbk.)

LC Call No:

E183 .W18 2013

Author:

Walker, Jesse, 1970-

Title:

The United States of paranoia : a conspiracy theory / Jesse Walker.

Edition:

First edition.

Physical:

434 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

ContentType:

text rdacontent.

MediaType:

unmediated rdamedia.

CarrierType:

volume rdacarrier.

Notes:

Includes bibliographical references and index.

BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references (pages [343]-421) and index.

Summary:

Presents a comprehensive history of conspiracy theories in American culture and politics, from the colonial era to the War on Terror.

Subject:

National characteristics, American.

Subject:

Paranoia--Political aspects--United States.

Subject:

Paranoia--Social aspects--United States.

Subject:

Conspiracy theories--United States.

Subject:

Political culture--United States.

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505 ContentsNote 0   $a Formatted contents note  Primal myths -- The paranoid style is American politics -- The devil in the wilderness -- The devil next door -- The beast below -- Puppeteers -- Conspiracies of angels -- Modern fear -- The water's gate -- The legend of John Todd -- Operation Mindfuck -- The ghost of Rambo -- The demonic cafeteria -- Everything is a clue -- The monster at the end of this book.
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