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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.

About the Author

Elias Canetti (1905-94) was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1981. His writings include a novel, Auto-da-Fe, and three volumes of memoirs, The Tongue Set free, The Torch in My Ear, and The Play of the Eyes.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780374518202
Translator:
Stewart, Carol
Author:
Stewart, Carol
Author:
Canetti, Elias
Publisher:
Farrar Straus Giroux
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Psychology
Subject:
Social Psychology
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Sociology - Social Theory
Subject:
Sociology, anthropology and archaeology
Subject:
Power (Social sciences)
Subject:
Collective behavior
Subject:
Crowds
Subject:
Power
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
no. 804
Publication Date:
19840431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
9.00 x 6.00 in

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