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Outbreak! The Encyclopedia of Extraordinary Social Behavior

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From fads, crazes, and manias to collective delusions, scares, panics, and mass hysterias, history is replete with examples of remarkable social behavior. Many are fueled by fear and uncertainty; others are driven by hope and expectation. For others still, the causes are more obscure. This massive collection of extraordinary social behaviors spans more than two millennia, ...more
Paperback, 784 pages
Published April 20th 2009 by Anomalist Books
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This book has some truly bizarre stories in it, and led me to realize "people are weird." It's a massive tome, and lists practically every single instance of mass hysteria, strange fads, newspaper crazes and social fallacies. I highly recommend it.
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