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Gone from the Promised Land: Jonestown in American Cultural History / Edition 2
     

Gone from the Promised Land: Jonestown in American Cultural History / Edition 2

by John R. Hall
 

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ISBN-10: 0765805871

ISBN-13: 9780765805874

Pub. Date: 04/01/2004

Publisher: Transaction Publishers

In this superb cultural history, John R. Hall presents a reasoned analysis of the meaning of Jonestown—why it happened and how it is tied to our history as a nation, our ideals, our practices, and the tension of modern culture. Hall deflates the myths of Jonestown by exploring how much of what transpired was unique to the group and its leader and how much can

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In this superb cultural history, John R. Hall presents a reasoned analysis of the meaning of Jonestown—why it happened and how it is tied to our history as a nation, our ideals, our practices, and the tension of modern culture. Hall deflates the myths of Jonestown by exploring how much of what transpired was unique to the group and its leader and how much can be explained by reference to wider social processes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765805874
Publisher:
Transaction Publishers
Publication date:
04/01/2004
Edition description:
New Introduction by Author
Pages:
404
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.92(d)

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