This book offers a thoughtful analysis of how and why conspiracy thinking has become a popular mode of political discourse in the United States.
|Publisher:||Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.80(d)|
About the Author
Martha F. Lee is professor of political science at the University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Her published works include The Nation of Islam: An American Millenarian Movement. She is also the editor of Millennial Visions: Essays on Twentieth-Century Millenarianism, published by Praeger in 2000.
Table of Contents
1 I Want to Believe 1
2 The Big Three: The Knights Templar, the Freemasons, and the Bavarian Illuminati 19
3 From Conspiracy to Superconspiracy, from Europe to America: Nesta Webster and Modern Conspiracy Thinking 43
4 Conspiracy in America? 69
5 9/11 95
6 Extremism and Apathy: The Conspiratorial Paradox 109