THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CONSPIRACIES & CONSPIRACY THEORIES
Author: Michael Newton
Publisher: CHECKMARK BOOKS, Nov 2005
From alien abductions to voting fraud; a complete guide to the major conspiracies throughout history. 500+ detailed entries, both proven & unproven. 80+ B&W photos; 8.5x11 inches, 432 pgs.
Does the CIA covertly utilize "mind control" drugs & techniques? Were Freemasons behind London's Jack the Ripper murders? Did Kurt Cobain really commit suicide, or was he murdered? In an objective, fact-based manner, The Encyclopedia of Conspiracies & Conspiracy Theories thoroughly documents & explores these and other provocative questions.
This intriguing reference provides more than 500 detailed entries that define the major conspiracies, both proven & unproven, throughout history. From the "inheritance powder" of the Medicis to the U.N. oil-for-food scandal, this encyclopedia investigates the broad history of conspiracies & their impact on global affairs & everyday life. Entries include biographies, specific events, profiles of groups, & thumb-nail histories of notorious nations, each noting whether the conspiracy at hand is documented or speculative & offering concise analysis of the evidence & plausibility of those that remain unproved.
Entries cover alien abductions, assassinations, cults, financial shenanigans, global banking powers, intelligence operations, int'l power struggles, municipal corruption, murders, political scandals, secret brotherhoods & organizations, terrorism, voting fraud, & much more.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Michael Newton is a professional writer who has published more than 140 books. He has written primarily about crime, with a specialization in serial murder. His books for Facts on File/Checkmark Books include The Encyclopedia of Serial Killers; The Encyclopedia of High-Tech Crime & Crime-Fighting; The Encyclopedia of Kidnappings; The Encyclopedia of Robberies, Heists, & Capers; and The Encyclopedia of Unsolved Murders. He lives in Nashville, IN.