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The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind (Hardcover)

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Complete 1896 original edition of The Crowd, A Study of the Popular Mind by Gustave Le Bon is the first popularist study of mob psychology which influenced Mussolini, Hitler, and scores more for over 100 years.

"The decisions affecting matters of general interest come to by an assembly of men of distinction, but specialists in different walks of life, are not sensibly superior to the decisions that would be adopted by a gathering of imbeciles."

Study the "magnetic influence given out by the crowd" in this historic book that has for over 12 decades This 1896 edition is provided in a slim volume with full text at an affordable price.


TABLE OF CONTENTS

PREFACE 3

INTRODUCTION THE ERA OF CROWDS 5

BOOK I: THE MIND OF CROWDS 10

CHAPTER I GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS OF CROWDS- PSYCHOLOGICAL LAW OF THEIR MENTAL UNITY 10

CHAPTER II THE SENTIMENTS AND MORALITY OF CROWDS 15

CHAPTER III THE IDEAS, REASONING POWER, AND IMAGINATION OF CROWDS 26

CHAPTER IV A RELIGIOUS SHAPE ASSUMED BY ALL THE CONVICTIONS OF CROWDS 31

BOOK II: THE OPINIONS AND BELIEFS OF CROWDS 35

CHAPTER I REMOTE FACTORS OF THE OPINIONS AND BELIEFS OF CROWDS 35

CHAPTER II THE IMMEDIATE FACTORS OF THE OPINIONS OF CROWDS 45

CHAPTER III THE LEADERS OF CROWDS AND THEIR MEANS OF PERSUASION 52

CHAPTER IV LIMITATIONS OF THE VARIABILITY OF THE BELIEFS AND OPINIONS OF CROWDS 63

BOOK III: THE CLASSIFICATION AND DESCRIPTION OF THE DIFFERENT KINDS OF CROWDS 70

CHAPTER I THE CLASSIFICATION OF CROWDS 70

CHAPTER II CROWDS TERMED CRIMINAL CROWDS 72

CHAPTER III CRIMINAL JURIES 75

CHAPTER IV ELECTORAL CROWDS 78

CHAPTER V PARLIAMENTARY ASSEMBLIES 83



Product Details
ISBN: 9781640323766
ISBN-10: 1640323767
Publisher: Chump Change
Publication Date:
Pages: 94
Language: English
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