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    DescriptionThe amazing surprise "New York Times" bestseller, filled with "breathtaking glimpses into worlds that heretofore have been little explored" ("Foreward") They say that history is written by the victors. But what if history-or what we come to know as history-has been written by the wrong people? What if everything we've been told is only part of the story? In this groundbreaking and now famous work, Mark Booth embarks on an enthralling tour of our world's secret histories. Starting from a dangerous premise-that everything we've known about our world's past is corrupted, and that the stories put forward by the various cults and mystery schools throughout history are true-Booth produces nothing short of an alternate history of the past 3,000 years. From Greek and Egyptian mythology to Jewish folklore, from Christian cults to Freemasons, from Charlemagne to Don Quixote, from George Washington to Hitler- Booth shows that history needs a revolutionary rethink, and he has 3,000 years of hidden wisdom to back it up.


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    Title
    The Secret History of the World
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Mark Booth
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 575
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 51 mm
    Weight: 454 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781590201626
    ISBN 10: 1590201620
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25520
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBG
    BIC E4L: HIS
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.0
    LC subject heading:
    DC21: 909
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    DC22: 909
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Libri: I-HP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS037000
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BIC subject category V2: HBAH
    B&T General Subject: 431
    BISAC V2.8: HIS016000
    Abridged Dewey: 909
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Approval Code: A33500000
    LC subject heading: ,
    B&T Approval Code: A14150000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS054000
    LC classification: D21.3 .B67 2010
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations, colour illustrations, frontispiece
    Publisher
    Overlook Press
    Imprint name
    Overlook Press
    Publication date
    23 February 2010
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Review quote
    Praise for "The Secret History of the World" "An entire library's worth of scholarship [in] a single volume." ?"San Francisco Gate" "Authentically mind-boggling." ?"Kirkus" "Booth's history incorporates so many disparate philosophies. . . His universe is full of bizarre theories, entertaining primarily for their weirdness." ?"Publishers Weekly"