Crowds and Power

Crowds and Power

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Author/Contributor(s): Canetti, Elias ; Stewart, Carol
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Date: 04/01/1984
Binding: Paperback
Condition: NEW

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.