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Secret Societies free pdf Secret societies have been around since civilization began and come in many guises. They may be set up by selfish and criminal elements of society, whose object is to enrich and empower themselves at the expense of their fellow citizens- others are composed of high-minded idealists. Some are formed by revolutionary opponents of the established social order- while others might include respected members of the establishment and even ministers in the government. The only thing they have in common is their desire to keep their secrets. This text traces the essential features of what constitutes a secret society before dealing with the more important such set-ups in ancient and modern times, in the Middle East, in central and western Europe, and in Britain and the US.

About Jasper Ridley

Jasper Ridley was a former barrister turned author and became one of England's leading biographers, recent works including lives of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I. His Lord Palmerstone was winner of the James Tait Black prize. His last work, The Freemasons, was highly acclaimed.

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Author : Jasper Ridley
Publisher : Constable
Data Published : 19 June 2003
ISBN : 1841196584
EAN : 9781841196589
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 320 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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