Jonestown: Selected full-text books and articles
How the Millennium Comes Violently: From Jonestown to Heaven's Gate Seven Bridges Press, 2000
Apocalypse Observed: Religious Movements and Violence in North America, Europe, and Japan Routledge, 2000
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 2 "From Jonestown to Waco"
Violence and New Religious Movements Oxford University Press, 2011
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 4 "Narratives of Persecution, Suffering, and Martyrdom: Violence in Peoples Temple and Jonestown"
American Ambassadors in a Troubled World: Interviews with Senior Diplomats Greenwood Press, 1992PRIMARY SOURCE
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 10 "The Jonestown Affair: Guyana, 1978"
A primary source is a work that is being studied, or that provides first-hand or direct evidence on a topic. Common types of primary sources include works of literature, historical documents, original philosophical writings, and religious texts.
Omens and Oracles: Collective Psychology in the Nuclear Age Praeger Publishers, 1992
Librarian’s tip: Chap. 2 "Recapitulating Jonestown"
New Religions as Global Cultures: Making the Human Sacred Westview Press, 1997
Librarian’s tip: "Jonestown and the Case against New Religions" begins on p. 12
Path to Collective Madness: A Study in Social Order and Political Pathology Praeger, 2001
Librarian’s tip: "Jonestown: The Temple of Doom" begins on p. 169
Cults: Faith, Healing, and Coercion Oxford University Press, 1990
Librarian’s tip: "Jonestown" begins on p. 119
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