Extraordinary Popular Delusions: And The Madness Of Crowds
- Publish Date: 1974-01-29
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Charles MacKay
Presents a study of crowd psychology and mass mania and a singular casebook of human folly throughout the ages. This title chronicles accounts of swindles, schemes, and scams on a grand scale. It also surveys controversial people and movements of the past: necromancy, Father Hell and Magnetism, Anthony Mesmer and Mesmerism, and the Crusades.