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Published by Watkins .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Europe - General,
  • BG-JUVENILE PROP - BG-JUVY PRESCHOOL,
  • History / Europe / General,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages480
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12295042M
ISBN 10190585756X
ISBN 109781905857562

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  This 'renewed' book looks at some rather obvious patterns that many secret societies have in common, and follows their fanciful folklore and lust for power -- often no more than 'perceived power.' This writing throws a little light on the bonds between organizations, and plots the legendary careers of some of the elite 'who would be king Cited by: Buy Mythology of the Secret Societies 1st Edition by Roberts, J. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(2). From inside the book. What The mythology of the secret societies John Morris Roberts Snippet view - The mythology of the secret societies Jacobins Jesuits Joseph de Maistre Knigge later legend legitimists Loge London Luchet Maistre Martinist masonic lodges masonry myth mythology Naples Napoleonic Neapolitan Nicolas de Bonneville. Get this from a library! The mythology of the secret societies. [J M Roberts] -- Examines the history of the secret societies, particularly those of 18th and 19th century Europe, and charts their influence and perceived power in people's interpretation of events.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Roberts, J.M. (John Morris), Mythology of the secret societies. New York, Scribner []. THE MYTHOLOGY OF THE SECRET SOCIETIES. By. BUY NOW FROM. AMAZON BARNES & NOBLE GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. As Roberts (a Fellow at Merton College, Oxford) makes clear at the outset, this is not a history of secret societies -- Freemasons, Carbonari, Illuminati, Sinn Fein, the Comintern and. Review of "The Mythology of the Secret Societies" by s " Anyone who knows how difficult it is to keep a secret among three men - particularly if they are married - knows how absurd is the idea of a worldwide secret conspiracy consciously controlling all mankind by .   In the United States in the lateth century, there was enough of a national uproar against secret societies that one concerned group created an annual “Anti-Secret Society Convention.”Author: Jackie Mansky.

Because the history of this myth is tied up with the history of the secret societies themselves, however, the book offers a very interesting overview of their development and interaction, especially in the latter half of the s and up to the middle of the s.4/5(1).   Buy The Mythology of The Secret Societies by J M Roberts (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(2). Real organizations. Freemasonry, as depicted in such works as National Treasure and From Hell.; The Ku Klux Klan is an American society devoted to promoting racist agendas and has been used in many books and films, including The Birth of a Nation, Mississippi Burning, and A Time to Kill.; The Mafia is a secret criminal society and has been used in numerous books, films, and television series. The following notes are paraphrased or excerpted from The Mythology of the Secret Societies by John M. Roberts. 1 They provide little narrative continuity but may be of use to those with some previous exposure to the topic. A simple keyword search may be more helpful than reading through the whole page.