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The Bohemian Grove and Other Retreats

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s/t: A Study in Ruling-class Cohesiveness
George William Domhoff was born in Youngstown, OH on 8/6/36 to George Wm & Helen S. Cornet Domhoff. He received Psychology degress from Duke University (BA), Kent State University (MA) & University of Miami (PhD). He's a Research Professor in psychology & sociology at the University of California, Santa Cruz. His 1st bo
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Published June 1975 by Harpercollins College Division (Glenview, IL) (first published 1974)
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Erik Graff
Dec 01, 2014 Erik Graff rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Americans
Recommended to Erik by: David Schweickart
After reading C. Wright Mills' Power Elite and Domhoff's two Who Rules America books, I endeavored to pick up everything by the latter I could find perusing used bookstores. He writes well and the sociological approach he takes to the issue of class is illuminating. This is not one of his more serious works. It is more of a case study of a well-known and controversial instance of ruling-class behavior.
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Bohemian Grove is best known because of Alex Jones sneaking in and filming their Cremation of Care "ritual". Jones has done some very good documentaries but that one was a bit hokey. I think he read too much into it as well as making some false claims. Like claiming the big wooden Owl on the grounds was suppossed to be a totem of the demon Molloch. Molloch was a bull, not an owl!

The Cremation of Care seems more like a play than any kind of "Satanic" ritual. This book, which came out way back whe
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