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Author Schro√ęder, Robert, author.

Title The history of cults : from Satanic sects to the Manson family / Robert Schroeder.

Publication Info. London : Carlton Books, 2019.
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 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  209 SCH    AVAILABLE
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Description 192 pages ; 25 cm
Summary Examines movements of the twentieth and twenty-first century in a historical and cultural context, tracing their existence back to the earliest days of mankind. Investigating the essence of their continued appeal with reference to the experiences of ex-members, along with profiles of their often enigmatic creators and leaders, he provides a compelling and sometimes disturbing insight into these mysterious organizations, be they modern or ancient. More than 50 cults, movements, cult leaders, sects and religions of the modern and ancient world are explained and explored.
Subject Religious practice -- beliefs -- Society.
Cults -- History.
ISBN 9781787392687 hbk
1787392686 hbk
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