Crowds and Power


Considered one of the great books of the twentieth century Crowds and Power was the work responsible for winning Elias Canetti the 1981 Nobel Prize. From the destructive behaviour of soccer crowds to the horror of tyrannical rulers and from Bushmen and Pueblo Indian rain dances to the pilgrimage to Mecca, the author takes us on a fascinating journey through anthropology, psychology, biology, religion and literature. Ranging from the deeply profound to the overtly controversial - from the finger exercises of monkeys to the ...

Crowds and Power 2000, Weidenfeld & Nicolson History, London

ISBN-13: 9781842120545

New edition


Crowds and Power 1984, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, New York

ISBN-13: 9780374518202

Trade paperback

Crowds and Power 1966, Viking Books

ISBN-13: 9780670249992