The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind

Front Cover
Courier Corporation, Jan 1, 2002 - Social Science - 139 pages
5 Reviews
Reviews aren't verified, but Google checks for and removes fake content when it's identified
One of the greatest and most influential books of social psychology ever written, brilliantly instructive on the general characteristics and mental unity of a crowd, its sentiments and morality, ideas, reasoning power, imagination, opinions and much more. A must-read volumenbsp; for students of history, sociology, law and psychology.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
2
4 stars
1
3 stars
1
2 stars
1
1 star
0

Reviews aren't verified, but Google checks for and removes fake content when it's identified
User Review - Flag as inappropriate

It's very useful for people to research into why people behave great different on internet with usual.

Review: The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind

User Review  - Louis III - Goodreads

One of the best books written on crowd psychology. The Crowd gives a clear understanding of how groups are capable of both great triumph and tragedy. Read full review

Selected pages

Contents

The Era of Crowds
ix
The Mind of Crowds
1
The Sentiments and Morality of Crowds
10
The Ideas Reasoning Power and Imagination of Crowds
29
A Religious Shape Assumed by All the Convictions of Crowds
38
The Opinions and Beliefs of Crowds
43
The Immediate Factors of the Opinions of Crowds
60
The Leaders of Crowds and Their Means of Persuasion
72
Limitations of the Variability of the Beliefs and Opinions of Crowds
89
The Classification and Description of the Different Kinds of Crowds
100
Crowds Termed Criminal Crowds
104
Criminal juries
108
Electoral Crowds
114
Parliamentary Assemblies
123
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information