A Brief History of the End of the World

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Robinson, 2006 - Armageddon - 310 pages
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Most people's concept of the 'end of the world' comes from the book of 'Revelation'. From the comic antics of the 17th century Ranters to the struggle between Bush and Osama bin Laden - via the French Revolution, the Pilgrim Fathers, and the Third Reich - this study shows the end of the world is still very much on the agenda.

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Review: A Brief History of the End of the World: Apocalyptic Beliefs from Revelation to UFO Cults (Brief History)

User Review  - Tim - Goodreads

I have a scholarly interest in millennial movements, so I gravitate to books like this. In this case, there is no need for anyone else to do so. This is a rather slipshod survey, based on a handful of ... Read full review

Review: A Brief History of the End of the World: Apocalyptic Beliefs from Revelation to UFO Cults (Brief History)

User Review  - H Wesselius - Goodreads

a fun read on the dangers of linear history and a fear of mortality. Read full review

Contents

The Origins of Apocalyptic Faith
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The Birth of Apocalyptic Faith
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Part One
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