The Secret History of the West The Influence of Secret Organizations on Western History from the Renaissance to the th Century Contrary to popular belief Western civilisation as we know it today is not the end result of steady progress For over half a millennium revolution has succeeded revolution like a succession of tidal

  • Title: The Secret History of the West: The Influence of Secret Organizations on Western History from the Renaissance to the 20th Century
  • Author: Nicholas Hagger
  • ISBN: 9781905047048
  • Page: 491
  • Format: Paperback
  • Contrary to popular belief, Western civilisation as we know it today is not the end result of steady progress For over half a millennium revolution has succeeded revolution like a succession of tidal waves At one level this book is a chronological narrative of these revolutions, from the Renaissance to the Russian It shows how Utopian visions of ideal societies end in mContrary to popular belief, Western civilisation as we know it today is not the end result of steady progress For over half a millennium revolution has succeeded revolution like a succession of tidal waves At one level this book is a chronological narrative of these revolutions, from the Renaissance to the Russian It shows how Utopian visions of ideal societies end in massacres and the guillotine, and therefore appeals to and challenges both left and right At a second level it offers a new and original theory of why revolutions happen An idealist has a vision, which others state in intellectual terms This becomes corrupted by a political regime, and results in physical repression The unique approach that The Secret History takes is that this vision has never been part of Establishment thought or practice Indeed it usually has its roots in ideas and influences that have hitherto been unexpressed, secret.

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      writer, poet, man of letters, philosopher, historian



    2 thoughts on “The Secret History of the West: The Influence of Secret Organizations on Western History from the Renaissance to the 20th Century

    1. There's so many details stuffed into this book but I especially appreciate the info on who started revolutions through the centuries and why, and what societies they were associated with.Delving beneath official versions, early American history of our Masonic forefathers is covered in this book more fully than the usual version of our nation's history.

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