Enemies Within: The Culture of Conspiracy in Modern America (2020)

Enemies Within: The Culture of Conspiracy in Modern America Robert Alan Goldberg Enemies Within The Culture of Conspiracy in Modern America There is a hunger for conspiracy news in America Hundreds of Internet websites magazines newsletters even entire publishing houses disseminate information on invisible enemies and their secret act
  • Title: Enemies Within: The Culture of Conspiracy in Modern America
  • Author: Robert Alan Goldberg
  • ISBN: 9780300090000
  • Page: 295
  • Format: Hardcover
Enemies Within: The Culture of Conspiracy in Modern America Robert Alan Goldberg There is a hunger for conspiracy news in America Hundreds of Internet websites, magazines, newsletters, even entire publishing houses, disseminate information on invisible enemies and their secret activities, subversions, and coverups Those who suspect conspiracies behind events in the news, such as the crash of TWA Flight 800 or the death of Marilyn Monroe, join generatThere is a hunger for conspiracy news in America Hundreds of Internet websites, magazines, newsletters, even entire publishing houses, disseminate information on invisible enemies and their secret activities, subversions, and coverups Those who suspect conspiracies behind events in the news, such as the crash of TWA Flight 800 or the death of Marilyn Monroe, join generations of Americans, from the colonial period to the present day, who have entertained visions of vast plots In this enthralling book Robert Goldberg focuses on five major conspiracy theories of the past half century, examining how they became widely popular in the United States and why they have remained so In the post World War II decades conspiracy theories have become numerous, commonly believed, and deeply embedded in our culture, Goldberg contends He investigates conspiracy theories regarding the Roswell UFO incident, the Communist threat, the rise of the Antichrist, the assassination of President John Kennedy, and the Jewish plot against black America, in each case taking historical, social, and political environments into account Conspiracy theories are not merely the products of a lunatic
Enemies Within: The Culture of Conspiracy in Modern America Robert Alan Goldberg

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One thought on “Enemies Within: The Culture of Conspiracy in Modern America

  1. Melissa

    I ve just re read Dr Goldberg s study of conspiracy in America The main message here is that conspiracy is completely ingrained in American thought It is not only pervasive in our entertainment movies, television, Internet , but it s how many Americans view their government While I understand that Vietnam and Watergate especially created a strong sense of cynicism toward government, I m confused why that means we will then turn around and accept as true all sorts of nonsense Goldberg doesn t rea [...]

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