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Under the eye of power : how fear of secret societies shapes American democracy / Colin Dickey.

Dickey, Colin, author. 

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  • ISBN: 9780593299456
  • Physical Description: 353 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Viking, [2023]
  • Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (pages [331]-353).
  • Formatted Contents: Introduction: The paranoid republic -- Part One: As above, so below -- The arch and the cenotaph -- The craft -- The dreadful fire -- "There is something earnest in all this, but the object is concealed" -- Part Two: Deep-laid schemes -- Mysteries of iniquity -- "Do not open your lips" -- In the convent's crypt -- Fresh from the loins of the people -- A piece of machinery, so to speak -- The mystic red -- Part Three: National indigestion -- Abraham Lincoln's secret confidant -- The man who threw the bomb -- A matter of trusts -- The world's enigma -- The (in)visible empire -- Part Four: Wonders of the invisible world -- Subliminals -- Truth drugs -- Purity of essence -- Beware the Siberian beetle -- Part five: Behind the hieroglyphic streets -- Networks -- The suburban uncanny -- Attack of the lizard people! -- The banality of evil -- Nothing is true, everything is permitted -- Epilogue: Citizens' commissions.
Subject: Secret societies > United States > History.
Conspiracy theories > United States > History.
United States > History.

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Community Library (Sunbury).


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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Community Library (Sunbury) 366.0973 Dic (Text) 30210313214404 New Books Checked out 10/14/2023

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