The Resource A Culture of Conspiracy : Apocalyptic Visions in Contemporary America, Michael Barkun, (electronic resource)

A Culture of Conspiracy : Apocalyptic Visions in Contemporary America, Michael Barkun, (electronic resource)

Label
A Culture of Conspiracy : Apocalyptic Visions in Contemporary America
Title
A Culture of Conspiracy
Title remainder
Apocalyptic Visions in Contemporary America
Statement of responsibility
Michael Barkun
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Contributor
Author
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Language
eng
Summary
American society has changed dramatically since A Culture of Conspiracy was first published in 2001. In this revised and expanded edition, Michael Barkun delves deeper into America's conspiracy sub-culture, exploring the rise of 9/11 conspiracy theories, the ""birther"" controversy surrounding Barack Obama's American citizenship, and how the conspiracy landscape has changed with the rise of the Internet and other new media. What do UFO believers, Christian millennialists, and right-wing conspiracy theorists have in common? According to Michael Barkun in this fascinating yet d
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EBLCP
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Barkun, Michael
Index
index present
LC call number
BL503.2 .B37 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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ebrary
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  • Millennialism
  • Conspiracies
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Conspiracies
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Millennialism
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Conspiracies
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Millennialism
  • United States
Label
A Culture of Conspiracy : Apocalyptic Visions in Contemporary America, Michael Barkun, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Preface to the First Edition; 1 The Nature of Conspiracy Belief; 2 Millennialism, Conspiracy, and Stigmatized Knowledge; 3 New World Order Conspiracies I: The New World Order and the Illuminati; 4 New World Order Conspiracies II: A World of Black Helicopters; 5 UFO Conspiracy Theories, 1975-1990; 6 UFOs Meet the New World Order: Jim Keith and David Icke; 7 Armageddon Below; 8 UFOs and the Search for Scapegoats I: Anti-Catholicism and Anti-Masonry; 9 UFOs and the Search for Scapegoats II: Anti-Semitism among the Aliens
  • 10 September II Conspiracies: The First Phase11 September II Conspiracies: The Second Phase; 12 Conspiracy Theories about Barack Obama; 13 Conspiracists and Violence; 14 Apocalyptic Expectations about the Year 2012; 15 Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
1 online resource (321 pages).
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9780520956520
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt39nfrp
System control number
  • (OCoLC)852758258
  • (OCoLC)ocn852758258
Label
A Culture of Conspiracy : Apocalyptic Visions in Contemporary America, Michael Barkun, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Preface to the First Edition; 1 The Nature of Conspiracy Belief; 2 Millennialism, Conspiracy, and Stigmatized Knowledge; 3 New World Order Conspiracies I: The New World Order and the Illuminati; 4 New World Order Conspiracies II: A World of Black Helicopters; 5 UFO Conspiracy Theories, 1975-1990; 6 UFOs Meet the New World Order: Jim Keith and David Icke; 7 Armageddon Below; 8 UFOs and the Search for Scapegoats I: Anti-Catholicism and Anti-Masonry; 9 UFOs and the Search for Scapegoats II: Anti-Semitism among the Aliens
  • 10 September II Conspiracies: The First Phase11 September II Conspiracies: The Second Phase; 12 Conspiracy Theories about Barack Obama; 13 Conspiracists and Violence; 14 Apocalyptic Expectations about the Year 2012; 15 Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
1 online resource (321 pages).
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9780520956520
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
22573/ctt39nfrp
System control number
  • (OCoLC)852758258
  • (OCoLC)ocn852758258

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