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A colorful history of popular delusions

Robert E. Bartholomew

A colorful history of popular delusions

by Robert E. Bartholomew

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Delusions,
  • Fear,
  • Social psychology,
  • Mobs,
  • Popular culture,
  • Collective behavior,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-345) and index.

    StatementRobert E. Bartholomew and Peter Hassall
    ContributionsHassall, Peter, author
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM866 .B36 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination363 pages
    Number of Pages363
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27190408M
    ISBN 101633881229
    ISBN 109781633881228
    LC Control Number2015018990
    OCLC/WorldCa904459876

    This eclectic history of unusual crowd behavior describes a rich assortment of mass phenomena ranging from the amusing and quirky to the shocking and deplorable. What do fads, crazes, manias, urban legends, moral panics, riots, stampedes, and other mass expressions of emotion have in .   Our fears and passions are detailed in a new book by Robert E. Bartholomew and Peter Hassall, A Colorful History of Popular Delusions. U.S.-born medical sociologist and writer Bartholomew spoke to.

      Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds Volume 1 by Charles MACKAY ( - ). PART 2 - Unabridged audiobook. The book chronicles and vilifies its targets in three.   Extraordinary Popular Delusions is essentially an encyclopedia of all of the fads that have titillated – and often ruined large segments of – the public throughout history, the most famous of.

      Popular delusions began so early, spread so widely, and have lasted so long, that instead of two or three volumes, fifty would scarcely suffice to detail their history. The present may be considered more of a miscellany of delusions than a history--a chapter only in the great and awful book of human folly which yet remains to be written, and 5/5(1). ABN 86 Phone: 4 BOOKS Phone: +61 2 Enquiries: [email protected] Love-letters & gripes: [email protected] About ABBEY'S. Abbey's at York Street (next to QVB) is an Aladdin's cave for readers and Sydney's much-loved indie bookshop since ~ Where ideas grow.


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