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- Impress Books 2014; US$ 6.99
The Athenaeum was founded in 1824 as a meeting place for those who enjoy the life of the mind. Over the years its members have included scientists, clergy, lawyers, artists, writers, civil servants, doctors and academics. In its history 52 members have won the Nobel Prize. Frequently serious discussions take place in the Drawing Room, the Coffee Room,... more...
- Arcade Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95
They generate fear, suspicion, and?above all?fascination. Secret societies thrive among us, yet they remain shrouded in mystery. Their secrecy suggests, to many, sacrilege or crime, and their loyalties are often accused of undermining governments and tipping the scales of justice. The Freemasons, for example, hold more seats of power in the U.S.... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 30.99
Members Only addresses how exclusive private clubs maintain and perpetuate class-based privilege and racial/ethnic and religious segregation, and how such patterns of social exclusion heighten social inequality. Members Only continues Kendall's study of the upper classes, which began with The Power of Good Deeds, and Framing Class. more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 29.99
Wealth, Whiteness, and the Matrix of Privilege reports on interviews with members of exclusive country clubs in the Northeast. The club members explain their exclusive and sometimes sexist practices. Their talk both relies on and reproduces popular discourse. The author shows how club members end up justifying and maintaining their class, race, and... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 39.95
Seit Dezember 2010 haben die Arabellion s Nordafrika und die gesamte Region des Nahen und Mittleren Ostens erfasst. Als stabil geltende autoritäre Machtstrukturen wurden massiv erschüttert, wenn auch nicht überall auf gleiche Weise. Ziel des Bandes ist es, Ursachen und Verlaufsformen der Proteste im spezifischen Kontext der jeweiligen Länder sowie... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95
First written in 1890, The Etiquette of Freemasonry is a timeless window into the mysterious traditions and practices of one of history?s most intriguing secret societies. This straightforward guide blends instruction with philosophical reasoning to capture the true spirit of the Freemason brethren. Readers will get the chance to walk in the footsteps... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 26.95
The detective story, focused on inquiries, and in its wake the spy novel, built around conspiracies, developed as genres in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. During the same period, psychiatry was inventing paranoia, sociology was devising new forms of causality to explain the social lives of individuals and groups and political science... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2015; US$ 8.74
Rejected by the Freemasons? Not bright enough for the Illuminati? Burnt by the Hell Fire Club? No friends in high places to get you into the Bilderberg or the Bohemian Grove? Feeling isolated and powerless? Fear not. There is an answer… Why not start your own secret society to add an air of mystery to your life and instantly alter the way you are... more...
- Touchstone 2006; US$ 30.99
An essential notion in the #1 New York Times bestseller The Da Vinci Code is the existence of an age-old French society, the Priory of Sion, whose task it is to protect Christ's sacred bloodline. In The Sion Revelation, Picknett and Prince reveal the story of the Priory, taking readers on a highly significant, disturbing, and even alarming ride... more...
- Michael O'Mara 2011; US$ 2.99
"The Most Evil Secret Societies in History" examines fifteen of the most notorious organisations the world has ever seen. These are; The Illuminati, an ancient association dedicated to establishing a 'New World Order'; Argentum Astrum, a black magic order formed by Aleister Crowley in 1907; The Thule Society, an Aryan brotherhood behind the Nazis;... more...