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Conspiracy culture American paranoia from Kennedy to the X-files by Knight, Peter

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Political culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Conspiracies -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Paranoia -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Cold War -- Social aspects -- United States,
  • United States -- Civilization -- 1945-,
  • United States -- Social conditions -- 1945-

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementPeter Knight.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE169.12 .K57 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 287 p. :
Number of Pages287
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22367445M
ISBN 100415189772, 0415189780

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