Fantasyland: how America went haywire : a 500-year history

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Explains how the influences of dreamers, zealots, hucksters, and superstitious groups shaped America's tendency toward a rich fantasy life, citing the roles of individuals from P.T. Barnum to Donald Trump in perpetuating conspiracy theories, self-delusion, and magical thinking.
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title_displayFantasyland : how America went haywire : a 500-year history
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