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Crowds and power

Author: Elias Canetti; Carol Stewart
Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, [1984], ©1962.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Crowds and Power is a revolutionary work in which Elias Canetti finds a new way of looking at human history and psychology. Breathtaking in its range and erudition, it explores Shiite festivals and the English Civil war, the finger exercises of monkeys and the effects of inflation in Weimar Germany. In this study of the interplay of crowds, Canetti offers one of the most profound and startling portraits of the human  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elias Canetti; Carol Stewart
ISBN: 0374518203 9780374518202
OCLC Number: 10483384
Language Note: Translation of: Masse und Macht.
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: London : V. Gallancz, 1962.
Description: 495 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The crowd --
The pack --
The pack and religion --
The crowd in history --
The entrails of power --
The survivor --
Elements of power --
The command --
Transformation --
Aspects of power --
Rulers and paranoiacs ---
Epilogue.
Other Titles: Masse und Macht.
Responsibility: by Elias Canetti ; translated from the German by Carol Stewart.
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Crowds and Power is a revolutionary work in which Elias Canetti finds a new way of looking at human history and psychology. Breathtaking in its range and erudition, it explores Shiite festivals and the English Civil war, the finger exercises of monkeys and the effects of inflation in Weimar Germany. In this study of the interplay of crowds, Canetti offers one of the most profound and startling portraits of the human condition.

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