The Illustrated Secret History of the World
The lavishly illustrated, oversized edition of the 250,000-copy bestseller, the essential book for everyone interested in secret societies. 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-interpretation of human existence and a view of the world previously hidden from us. Featuring: Alchemists & Freemasons, The Illuminati, The Garden of Eden, The Knights Templar, 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 ... 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.