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    Ford, Lily (2021) Crowds. [Video]

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    Fear of the crowd materialised around Europe during the French Revolution, I discovered from speaking to historians Eli Zaretsky and Daniel Pick (in a conversation which forms the preface to these three films). A desire to examine mass influence and crowd behaviours was one of the drivers in the formation of the social sciences in the nineteenth century, and of psychology and psychoanalysis in the twentieth century.


    Item Type: Video
    School: School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > History, Classics and Archaeology
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 23 Aug 2021 17:31
    Last Modified: 23 Aug 2021 17:31


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