Ritual America: Secret Brotherhoods and Their Influence on American Society: A Visual Guide (Hardcover)

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An engaging, humorous, and startling look at how fraternal orders and secret societies shaped American life.

About the Author




Since his influential collection, Apocalypse Culture, was first released in 1987, the award-winning writer Adam Parfrey has been credited for discovering and revealing the inner workings of cults and unusual pop culture histories. With "Love, Sex, Fear, Death," Parfrey has captured the cooperation of primary players in the most secretive and talked about cult of our time.

Praise For…


"Ritual America is an impeccably designed and wide-ranging survey of the topic that indulges in neither sensationalism nor extreme skepticism. Parfrey and Heimbichner cover Freemasons and Oddfellows, Jesters and Rosicrucians. They mine the possible Masonic roots of Mormons and magic. Brian Doherty, Reason.com

Product Details
ISBN: 9781936239146
ISBN-10: 1936239140
Publisher: Feral House
Publication Date: March 6th, 2012
Pages: 340
Language: English