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The Secret History of the West: The Influence of Secret Organizations on…
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Contrary to popular belief, Western civilisation as we know it today is not the end result of steady progress. For over half a millennium revolution has succeeded revolution like a succession of tidal waves. At one level this book is a chronological narrative of these revolutions, from the Renaissance to the Russian. It shows how utopian visions of ideal societies end in massacres and the guillotine. At a second level it offers a new and original theory of why revolutions happen..
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