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This appears to be a book review draft on Everett Dean Martin's The Behavior of Crowds, which brings a Freudian analysis to crowd behavior and propaganda. An interesting thing to note; Davis mentions having to "talk down" a mob of 2,000 striking miners bent on violence.

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Transcription by Davis Baird. Item description based off writing and context provided by Davis Baird.


Earl Clement Davis, sermons, minister, Unitarianism, religion, philosophy, mob mentality, crowd psychology

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Notes on the Book The Behavior of Crowds by Everett Dean Martin



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