Bibliography on conspiracy theory

    Many books on conspiracy theory have been published. Here is the small subset that I have gotten recently and that have proven useful to me. They are arranged alphabetically by author.

  1. Richard Belzer, UFOs, JFK, and Elvis: Conspiracies you don't have to be crazy to believe. Ballantine, 1999.
  2. Gregory S. Camp, Selling Fear: Conspiracy theories and end-times paranoia. Baker, 1997.
  3. Paul T. Coughlin, Secrets, Plots & Hidden Agendas. InterVarsity Press, 1999.
  4. Jodi Dean, Aliens in America: Conspiracy cultures from outerspace to cyberspace. Cornell, 1998.
  5. Mark Dery, The Pyrotechnic Insanitarium: American culture on the brink. Grove, 1999.
  6. A. Ralph Epperson, The Unseen Hand: An introduction to the conspiratorial view of history. Publius, 1985.
  7. Mich Farren, Conspiracies, Lies, and Hidden Agendas: Our deepest secret fears, from the Antichrist to the Trenchcoat Mafia. Renaissance Books, 1999.
  8. Mark Fenster, Conspiracy Theories: Secrecy and power in American culture. Minnesota, 1999.
  9. Devon Jackson, Conspiranoia: The mother of all conspiracy theories. Plume, 1999.
  10. George Johnson, Architects of Fear: Conspiracy theories and paranoia in American politics. Tarcher, 1983.
  11. Philip Lamy, Millennium Rage: Survivalists, White Supremacists, and the Doomsday Prophecy. Plenum, 1996.
  12. George E. Marcus, Ed., Paranoia Within Reason: A casebook of conspiracy as explanation. Chicago, 1999.
  13. Timothy Melley, Empire of Conspiracy: The culture of paranoia in postwar America. Cornell, 2000.
  14. Doug Moench, The Big Book of Conspiracies. Paradox, 1995.
  15. Daniel Pipes, Conspiracy: How the paranoid style flourishes and where it comes from. Free Press, 1997.
  16. Daniel Pipes, The Hidden Hand: Middle East fears of conspiracy. St. Martin's Griffin, 1998.
  17. L. Fletcher Prouty, The Secret Team: The CIA and its Allies in Control of the United States and the World. Institute for Historical Review, 1973.
  18. Jenny Randles, The UFO Conspiracy. Barnes & Nobel, 1987.
  19. David T. Ratcliffe, Understanding Special Operations and Their Impact on the Vietnam War Era. rat haus reality press, Santa Cruz, 1999.
  20. Steamshovel Press (various issues), St. Louis
  21. Kenn Thomas, Maury Island UFO: The Crisman conspiracy. IllumiNet, 1999.
  22. Kenn Thomas, Ed., Popular Alienation: A Steamshovel Press reader. Illuminet, 1995.
  23. Kate Tuckett, Ed. The AZ of Conspiracy Theories. Summersdale, 1998.
  24. Robert Anton Wilson, Everything is Under Control: Conspiracies, cults, and cover-ups. Harper Preennial, 1998.