The Illustrated Secret History of the World (Hardcover)

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“Maddening, challenging, provoking and inspiring. Beautifully written. My mind is on fire with argument and wonder.” —Anne Rice, author, Interview with a Vampire

The New York Times bestselling 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, Mark Booth’s The Illustrated Secret History of the World, 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 reinterpretation of human existence and a view of the world previously hidden from us. Featuring:
  • Alchemists & Freemasons
  • The Illuminati
  • The Knights Templar
  • The Garden of Eden
  • The Looking Glass Universe
  • The Gods Who Loved Women
  • The Green King
  • The Prophets
  • The Sphinx & the Timelock
  • The Neolithic Alexander
  • Zarathustra
  • The Rise of the Magi
  • Lucifer
  • Gnostics & Shamans
  • Mohammed and Gabriel
  • Francis Bacon and the Green One
  • The Rosicrucian Age
  • The Seven Seals & The New Jerusalem
  • And much more!
This beautiful book illuminates what has long been hidden from students of history. It’s a beautiful coffee table book, and the perfect gift for anyone who wants to see history from a different perspective.

About the Author

Mark Booth studied Philosophy and Theology at Oriel College, Oxford. He has worked in publishing for over twenty years, and is currently the publisher of Coronet, an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton/Hachette.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781468315660
ISBN-10: 1468315668
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Publication Date: November 13th, 2018
Pages: 432
Language: English