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The Element Encyclopedia of Secret Societies and Hidden History: The Ultimate A-Z of Ancient Mysteries, Lost Civilizations and Forgotten Wisdom

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 29, 2010

    very interesting book

    the book was not what I was expecting. It had more info than I would have thought.

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  • Posted June 20, 2009

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    Great Series

    My teenage son absolutely LOVED this book, and the entire series for that matter! Its too bad they are so dificlt to find. They are well written, very informative, and easy to follow setup.
    definately recomment!The creatures book is his favorite!!

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  • Posted April 12, 2009

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    Secret Societies, What's Not To Love!

    While the name is intriguing, just keep in mind this is an encyclopedia. This book is more about fact rather than fiction. While it is very well researched, it is a little disappointing that it does not contain references to current topics of secret societies or more information on popular myths, such as the Illuminati. Overall though, it's a great book to reference.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 9, 2009

    Great Resource

    I loved this book. It wasn't written from the stand-point of a conspiracy theorist. Instead, it stuck to the facts. When something was speculative for any reason, it tells you that it is. Since it is in an encyclopedia form, it is easy to look up little detailed items. It is also very thorough.

    I bought this item because I wanted to create a secret society for a work of fiction. This was a great help, because I now have a better understanding of a number of key elements in secret societies (from alters and symbolism to the hiarchy of the societies themselves). Also, I can easily find any one element I want to return to refresh my memory.

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  • Posted February 20, 2009

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    Excellent

    This book really gets into the core and specific details of each society. A must for historians and students of the paranormal and history. Many questions get answer by this reference book. An A plus for this book.

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  • Posted February 10, 2009

    I Also Recommend:

    Element Encyclopedia of Secret Societies

    Extrodinarily well written by an Arch Druid. Worth the investment. Manager Brian recommended The Element Encyclopedia of Secret Signgs and Symbols, which was a good match. <BR/><BR/>These are republished from orginal larger Hard Back Versions that I had though lost before completed set.<BR/><BR/>I wish I was as happy with the cut back hours at Starbucks, whiich owns Barnes and Nobel. Textbook Operation, Warehouse, and Publishing Company not to mention the 2 franchises that are in this area, which does not best the community, as a Result I have change my patronage to Books A Million Across The Sreet, in Merritt Island Florida.

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