Encyclopedia of Hoaxes

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Gale Research, 1993 - Reference - 347 pages
This comprehensive work takes a look at scams and shams from a variety of fields: art, business, entertainment, history, and others. Readers can access details from diverse hoaxes (including Milli Vanilli and the Hitler diaries) through the hoax name, type or relevant personal names.

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Encyclopedia of hoaxes

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This encyclopedia is in many ways similar to Facts on File's Hoaxes and Scams ( LJ 8/93): it covers much the same ground and even looks nearly identical in layout. Gale's book, however, eschews cons ... Read full review

Contents

April Fools Day Hoaxes
9
Art Hoaxes
21
Aimée Semple McPhersons Kidnapping
61
Hoaxes That Were Not Hoaxes
95
99
159
121
181
Other Journalism Hoaxes
189
136
195
Hoaxes
281
233
297
234
305
Business Hoaxes
307
236
315
238
335
250
345
Copyright

Religion Hoaxes
217

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