The illustrated secret history of the world

Mark Booth

Book - 2018

Since its first publication in 2008, The Secret History of the World has sold over 250,000 copies and established itself as the authoritative text on the subject of esoteric belief systems and secret societies. Now, with The Illustrated Secret History of the World, this landmark book achieves a new level of authority, adding to its thorough and revealing text more than 350 illustrations-many of them rare-of the symbols, drawings, engravings, paintings, and photographs that are a key part of the world's secret history. This richly illustrated edition features exclusive new material to accompany the original text in a beautiful package and oversized format. The Illustrated Secret History of the World presents a radical re-interpretat...ion of human existence and a view of the world previously hidden from us.--

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New York : The Overlook Press 2018.
Main Author
Mark Booth (author)
Item Description
"298 color & 196 b&w images"--Jacket.
Physical Description
424 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
  • In the beginning
  • A short walk in the ancient woods
  • The Garden of Eden
  • Lucifer, the light of the world
  • The gods who loved women
  • The assassination of the Green King
  • The age of demi-gods and heroes
  • The Sphinx and the timelock
  • The neolithic Alexander the Great
  • The way of the wizard
  • Getting to grips with matter
  • The descent into darkness
  • Reason--and how to rise above it
  • The mysteries of Greece and Rome
  • The sun god returns
  • The tyranny of the fathers
  • The age of Islam
  • The wise demon of the Templars
  • Fools for love
  • The green one behind the worlds
  • The Rosicrucian age
  • Occult Catholicism
  • The occult roots of science
  • The age of Freemasonry
  • The mystical-sexual revolution
  • The illuminati and the rise of unreason
  • The mystic death of humanity
  • Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.