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THE CROWD A STUDY OF THE POPULAR MIND By GUSTAVE LE BON
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The following work is devoted to an account of the characteristics of crowds. The whole of the common characteristics with which heredity endows the individuals of a race constitute the genius of... More > the race. When, however, a certain number of these individuals are gathered together in a crowd for purposes of action, observation proves that, from the mere fact of their being assembled, there result certain new psychological characteristics, which are added to the racial characteristics and differ from them at times to a very considerable degree. Organised crowds have always played an important part in the life of peoples, but this part has never been of such moment as at present. The substitution of the unconscious action of crowds for the conscious activity of individuals is one of the principal characteristics of the present age. I< Less
THE CROWD A STUDY OF THE POPULAR MIND By GUSTAVE LE BON
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The following work is devoted to an account of the characteristics of crowds. The whole of the common characteristics with which heredity endows the individuals of a race constitute the genius of... More > the race. When, however, a certain number of these individuals are gathered together in a crowd for purposes of action, observation proves that, from the mere fact of their being assembled, there result certain new psychological characteristics, which are added to the racial characteristics and differ from them at times to a very considerable degree. Organised crowds have always played an important part in the life of peoples, but this part has never been of such moment as at present. The substitution of the unconscious action of crowds for the conscious activity of individuals is one of the principal characteristics of the present age. I< Less
The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind By Gustave Le Bon
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The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind explores the psychology and mentality of the crowds - how and why they form, and how and why they come to judgments and opinions.
The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind By Gustave Le Bon
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The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind explores the psychology and mentality of the crowds - how and why they form, and how and why they come to judgments and opinions.
The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind – Crowd Psychology (Hardcover) By Gustav Le Bon
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Le Bon's superb and innovative study of crowd psychology is published here without abridgment. First appearing in the 1890s, Gustav Le Bon's account of the crowd is an important work of early... More > psychology. In life, Le Bon was famous for mastering aspects of several scientific disciplines, forging progress in each. This is true with his investigations on crowd psychology compiled in this book. Le Bon first examines the mental characteristics of all crowds. Whether they possess moral constraints, can adopt ideas or reason out circumstances, or carry a religious undercurrent is investigated. The second part investigates the various beliefs and sentiments which can develop within a crowd. What opinions a crowd may form about aspects remote to it, and close to it, are discussed. All are impeccably and comprehensively categorized by Le Bon, who turns to each in detail. The book's final stages classify various different crowds. He discusses types of crowd defined as criminal - such as rioters and looters.< Less
The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind – Crowd Psychology By Gustav Le Bon
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Le Bon's superb and innovative study of crowd psychology is published here without abridgment. First appearing in the 1890s, Gustav Le Bon's account of the crowd is an important work of early... More > psychology. In life, Le Bon was famous for mastering aspects of several scientific disciplines, forging progress in each. This is true with his investigations on crowd psychology compiled in this book. Le Bon first examines the mental characteristics of all crowds. Whether they possess moral constraints, can adopt ideas or reason out circumstances, or carry a religious undercurrent is investigated. The second part investigates the various beliefs and sentiments which can develop within a crowd. What opinions a crowd may form about aspects remote to it, and close to it, are discussed. All are impeccably and comprehensively categorized by Le Bon, who turns to each in detail. The book's final stages classify various different crowds. He discusses types of crowd defined as criminal - such as rioters and looters.< Less
Piper and the Crowd By Morgan King
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A girl learns that it's not important to be popular.
Extraordinary Popular Delusions and The Madness of Crowds: All Volumes, Complete and Unabridged (Hardcover) By Charles Mackay
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Charles MacKay's groundbreaking examination of a staggering variety of popular delusions, crazes and mass follies is presented here in full with no abridgements. The text concentrates on a wide... More > variety of phenomena which had occurred over the centuries prior to this book's publication in 1841. Mackay begins by examining economic bubbles, such as the infamous Tulipomania, wherein Dutch tulips rocketed in value amid claims they could be substituted for actual currency. As we progress further, the scope of the book broadens into several more exotic fields of mass self-deception. Mackay turns his attention to the witch hunts of the 17th and 18th centuries, the practice of alchemy, the phenomena of haunted houses, the vast and varied practices of fortune telling and the search for the philosopher's stone, to name but a handful of subjects. Today, Extraordinary Popular Delusions and The Madness of Crowds is distinguished as an expansive, well-researched and somewhat eccentric work of social history.< Less
Extraordinary Popular Delusions and The Madness of Crowds: All Volumes, Complete and Unabridged By Charles Mackay
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Charles MacKay's groundbreaking examination of a staggering variety of popular delusions, crazes and mass follies is presented here in full with no abridgements. The text concentrates on a wide... More > variety of phenomena which had occurred over the centuries prior to this book's publication in 1841. Mackay begins by examining economic bubbles, such as the infamous Tulipomania, wherein Dutch tulips rocketed in value amid claims they could be substituted for actual currency. As we progress further, the scope of the book broadens into several more exotic fields of mass self-deception. Mackay turns his attention to the witch hunts of the 17th and 18th centuries, the practice of alchemy, the phenomena of haunted houses, the vast and varied practices of fortune telling and the search for the philosopher's stone, to name but a handful of subjects. Today, Extraordinary Popular Delusions and The Madness of Crowds is distinguished as an expansive, well-researched and somewhat eccentric work of social history.< Less
Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds : Vol.I (Illustrated) By Charles Mackay
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Complete repackaging of the classic work about grand-scale madness, major schemes, and bamboozlement-and the universal human susceptibility to all three. This informative, funny collection... More > encompasses a broad range of manias and deceptions, from witch burnings to the Great Crusades to the prophecies of Nostradamus< Less