The leader and the crowd : democracy in American public discourse, 1880-1941 (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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The leader and the crowd : democracy in American public discourse, 1880-1941

Author: Daria Frezza
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines how European theories of mass politics and crowd psychology influenced American social scientists' perception of crowds, democratic ""people,"" and its leadership. This work shows how in the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daria Frezza
ISBN: 9780820329130 0820329134
OCLC Number: 191858347
Notes: "First published in Italian in 2001 as Il leader, la folla, la democrazia nel discorso pubblico americano : 1880-1941"--Acknowledgments.
Description: x, 335 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: American democracy in the Gilded Age : the individual, the crowd, and the "people" --
The language of race, the crowd, and the public in the progressive era --
The mob stereotype --
The paradox of a conformist democracy --
Criticism of mass democracy after World War I --
From the factory to the nation : leadership or domination --
The international challenge --
The defense of democracy.
Other Titles: Leader, la folla, la democrazia nel discorso pubblico americano.
Responsibility: Daria Frezza ; translated from the Italian by Martha King.
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