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Walker, Jesse, 1970-
The United States of paranoia : a conspiracy theory / Jesse Walker
First edition
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright New York : Harper, [2013]
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 Browsing/1st Flr  E183 .W23 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject United States -- Politics and government
United States -- Civilization
Subject(s) National characteristics, American
Paranoia -- Political aspects -- United States
Paranoia -- Social aspects -- United States
Conspiracy theories -- United States
Political culture -- United States
Physical Description 434 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages [343]-421) and index
Contents Primal myths -- The paranoid style is American politics -- The devil in the wilderness -- The devil next door -- The beast below -- Puppeteers -- Conspiracies of angels -- Modern fear -- The water's gate -- The legend of John Todd -- Operation Mindfuck -- The ghost of Rambo -- The demonic cafeteria -- Everything is a clue -- The monster at the end of this book
Summary Presents a comprehensive history of conspiracy theories in American culture and politics, from the colonial era to the War on Terror

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