Encyclopedia of Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories, the. Facts on File Crime Library by Michael Newton
Publication Date: 2006-01-01
This intriguing reference provides more than 500 detailed entries that define the major conspiracies, both proven and unproven, throughout history. From the inheritance powder of the Medicis to the U.N. oil-for-food scandal, this encyclopedia investigates the broad history of conspiracies and their impact on global affairs and everyday life. Entries include biographies, specific events, profiles of groups, and thumbnail histories of notorious nations, each noting whether the conspiracy at hand is documented (BCCI, Project Paperclip) or speculative (alien abductions, New World Order) and offering concise analysis of the evidence and plausibility of those that remain unproved."