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The Resource Conspiracy theories : secrecy and power in American culture, Mark Fenster

Conspiracy theories : secrecy and power in American culture, Mark Fenster

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Conspiracy theories : secrecy and power in American culture
Title
Conspiracy theories
Title remainder
secrecy and power in American culture
Statement of responsibility
Mark Fenster
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
JFK, Karl Marx, the Pope, Aristotle Onassis, Queen Elizabeth II, Howard Hughes, Fox Mulder, Bill Clinton-all have been linked to vastly complicated global (or even galactic) intrigues. In this enlightening tour of conspiracy theories, Mark Fenster guides readers through this shadowy world and analyzes its complex role in American culture and politics. Fenster argues that conspiracy theories are a form of popular political interpretation and contends that understanding how they circulate through mass culture helps us better understand our society as a whole. To that end, he discusses Richard Ho
Cataloging source
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Fenster, Mark
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Conspiracies
  • HISTORY
  • HISTORY
  • Conspiracies
  • United States
Label
Conspiracy theories : secrecy and power in American culture, Mark Fenster
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-359) 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
Introduction : We're all conspiracy theorists now -- Conspiracy as politics -- Theorizing conspiracy politics : the problem of the "paranoid style" -- When the senator met the commander : from pathology to populism -- Conspiracy as cultural practice -- Finding the plot : conspiracy theory as interpretation -- Uncovering the plot : conspiracy theory as narrative -- Plotting the rush : conspiracy, community, and play -- Conspiracy communities -- The prophetic plot : millennialism and Christian conspiracy theory -- A failure of imagination : completing narratives of 9/11 truth -- Afterword : Conspiracy theory, cultural studies, and the trouble with populism
Control code
ocn318223133
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Rev. and updated ed
Extent
1 online resource (x, 371 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816666454
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
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  • 7a78ebf6-31dc-47ee-ab92-124e135a1556
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)318223133
Label
Conspiracy theories : secrecy and power in American culture, Mark Fenster
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 291-359) 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
Introduction : We're all conspiracy theorists now -- Conspiracy as politics -- Theorizing conspiracy politics : the problem of the "paranoid style" -- When the senator met the commander : from pathology to populism -- Conspiracy as cultural practice -- Finding the plot : conspiracy theory as interpretation -- Uncovering the plot : conspiracy theory as narrative -- Plotting the rush : conspiracy, community, and play -- Conspiracy communities -- The prophetic plot : millennialism and Christian conspiracy theory -- A failure of imagination : completing narratives of 9/11 truth -- Afterword : Conspiracy theory, cultural studies, and the trouble with populism
Control code
ocn318223133
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Rev. and updated ed
Extent
1 online resource (x, 371 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816666454
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttbr7xq
  • 7a78ebf6-31dc-47ee-ab92-124e135a1556
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)318223133

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