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Secret Societies of the Middle Ages

Secret Societies of the Middle Ages (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

By Keightley, Thomas

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One evil to which secret societies are always exposed is the chance of the objects and principles of their members being misrepresented by those interested in resisting their power and influence. As the wakeful eyes of the government, and of those concerned in the maintenance of ...the actual system they must strictly confine the knowledge of their real views and proceedings to the initiated, and as their meetings must for the same reason be held in retired places, and frequently by night, is afforded to their enemies of spreading the most calumnious reports of their secret practices, which, though conscious of innocence, they may not venture openly to confute. By arts of this kind the suspicions and aversion of the people are excited, and they are often thus made to persecute their best friends, and still to bow beneath the yoke of their real foes. The similarity of the accusations made against secret associations in all parts of the world is a sufficient proof of their falsehood _
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ISBN 9781781071977
Released NZ 21 Sep 2018
Publisher Old Book Publishing Ltd
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781781071977
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Old Book Publishing Ltd
Imprint Old Book Publishing Ltd
Released 21 Sep 2018
Publication Country
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Keightley, Thomas
Category World History: C 500 To C 1500
Social Issues
Mind, Body, Spirit
Number of Pages 442
Dimensions Width: 152mm
Height: 229mm
Spine: 25mm
Dewey Code 366.0902
Weight 646g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Social Studies: General
ONIX Text General/trade