Witch Hunts
A list of books dealing with, or exemplary of, the time-honored tradition of skewering one's opponents (or merely a group of convenient scapegoats) on the stake, either literally or figuratively.
1 Fahrenheit 451
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2 The Scarlet Letter
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3 1984
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4 The Strange Career of Jim Crow
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5 The Lottery and Other Stories
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6 The Malleus Maleficarum
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7 Saint Joan
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8 The Paranoid Style in Ameri...
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9 The Spanish Inquisition: A ...
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10 The Crucible
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11 The Salem Witch Trials Reader
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12 Young J. Edgar: Hoover, the...
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13 We Wish to Inform You That ...
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14 The Starr Report: The Findi...
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15 The Dreyfus Affair: "J'Accu...
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16 The Case Against Hillary Cl...
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17 A Witch Without Magic
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18 Animal Farm
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19 American Evita
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19 The Hunting of the Presiden...
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21 Witch Hunts in the Western ...
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21 Extreme Makeover of Hillary...
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23 Witness
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24 Inquisition: The Reign of Fear
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25 Mein Kampf
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26 The Protocols of the Learne...
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27 What We Must Know about Com...
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28 Godless: The Church of Libe...
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29 Doctor Goebbels: His Life a...
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30 Der Ss Staat   Das System D...
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31 Masters of Deceit: The Stor...
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32 The Trial and Death of Socr...
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33 Sacco and Vanzetti: The Men...
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33 Sacco and Vanzetti Must Die!
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35 Apology
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36 Bell, Book, and Sandals
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36 Swallow the Moon
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36 Pucker Up (Damsels of Distr...
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36 Song of the Mourning Dove: ...
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36 A Death Displaced (Lansin I...
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41 Inherit the Wind
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41 Fools for Scandal: How the ...
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41 A Body Displaced (Lansin Is...
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44 Daughters of the Witching Hill
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45 All Art is Propaganda: Crit...
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45 Blinded by the Right: The C...
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47 Adam, Eve, and the Serpent:...
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48 Target: Caught in the Cross...
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48 Remembering Jim Crow: Afric...
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50 Joan of Arc
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51 Saint Joan of Arc
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51 The Enemy Within: Saving Am...
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53 Joan of Arc
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53 None Dare Call It Treason
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55 The Name of the Rose
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55 Feminist Fantasies
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57 What We Must Know About Com...
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58 At Any Cost: How Al Gore Tr...
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59 The Devil in Massachusetts:...
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60 A Delusion of Satan: The Fu...
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61 The Salem Witch Trials: A D...
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61 Notre-Dame of Paris
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63 The Blunderer
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64 Hitler
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65 Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Re...
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66 Hitlers Helfer. Täter und V...
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67 Holocaust
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67 American Caesar: Douglas Ma...
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69 Blacklisted by History: The...
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70 When Even Angels Wept: The ...
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70 To The Bitter End
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72 Hitler and Stalin: Parallel...
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73 No Ivory Tower: McCarthyism...
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73 Stalin: The Court of the Re...
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75 Red Scared!: The Commie Men...
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75 The File : A Personal History
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77 The Rape of Nanking
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78 Books on Trial: Red Scare i...
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79 America's Reign of Terror: ...
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79 The Bone Woman: A Forensic ...
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81 For Humanity: Reflections O...
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82 Century of Genocide: Critic...
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83 The Farrakhan Phenomenon: R...
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84 Quo Vadis
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84 Conspiracy: How the Paranoi...
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86 Nero
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86 Burn, Witch ,Burn! (Burn Wi...
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88 Christianity: A Global History
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89 The Dream of Scipio
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89 Sweet Jesus, I Hate Bill O'...
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91 Hypatia of Alexandria: Math...
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91 Queering Freedom
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93 Bloody Mary: The Life of Ma...
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93 Real Anita Hill
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95 The Republican War on Science
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96 The Wrecking Crew: How Cons...
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97 Giordano Bruno: Philosopher...
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98 Galileo: Heretic
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99 Snow Falling on Cedars
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100 Looking Like the Enemy: My ...
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114 books · 19 voters · list created September 24th, 2009 by Themis-Athena (Does not and never will own a Kindle) (votes) .
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message 1: by Lobstergirl (new)

Lobstergirl Oh yes, the Lottery is a good one.


Themis-Athena (Does not and never will own a Kindle) True, and I wonder how I could forget it when I created the list. One of the scariest statements on human society ever!


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