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A Brief History of Secret Societies (original 1997; edition 2007)

by David V. Barrett

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Title:A Brief History of Secret Societies
Authors:David V. Barrett
Info:Robinson (2007), Paperback, 320 pages
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A Brief History of Secret Societies: An Unbiased History of our Desire for Secret Knowledge by David V. Barrett (1997)

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A general overview of secret societies throughout history. Not sensationalised and very readable. ( )
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Original title: Secret Societies: From the Ancient and Arcane to the Modern and Clandestine
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Throughout history there have been societies of closed membership and covert purpose. From the Knights Templars to the freemasons, an intimate look at the inner workings of secret societies.

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The hidden powers of clandestine organizations are explored in this history of our desire for secret knowledge and of the societies that preserve it.

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