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Le Bon, Gustave 1841-1931

Works: 485 works in 3,250 publications in 12 languages and 23,169 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Military history 
Roles: Author, Dedicator, Publishing director, Author of introduction, Other, wat, Thesis advisor, Photographer, Editor, Contributor
Classifications: HM281, 302.33
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The crowd; a study of the popular-mind by Gustave Le Bon( Book )

234 editions published between 1896 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gustave LeBon's The Crowd is not only a classic, but one of the best-selling scientific books in social psychology and collective behavior ever written. Here, LeBon analyzes the nature of crowds and their role in political movements. He presents crowd behavior as a problem of science and power, a natural phenomenon with practical implications. Originally published in 1895, LeBon's book was the first to expand the scope of inquiry beyond criminal crowds to include all possible kinds of collective phenomena. Its continuing significance is evident even in the Los Angeles riots of 1992 in which LeBon's theories were cited in testimony."--BOOK JACKET. "LeBon emphasizes the various areas of modern life where crowd behavior holds sway, particularly political upheavals. He focuses on electoral campaigns, parliaments, juries, labor agitation, and street demonstrations. At the same time, his treatment of crowds is far from complimentary. In a new introduction to this edition, Robert A. Nye presents a broad analytical understanding of the relationship between power and knowledge in crowd theory. He also discusses the historical circumstances and the various personalities who have shaped our understanding of crowds. Nye emphasizes The Crowd's continuing usefulness to cultural historians, psychologists, sociologists, and political scientists. He also places LeBon in a rich tradition of European social theory."--Jacket
Psychologie der Massen by Gustave Le Bon( Book )

408 editions published between 1895 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mit seiner unerhört wirkungsmächtigen Studie "Psychologie der Massen" (1895) legte der französische Soziologe Gustave Le Bon (1841-1931) den Grundstein für die wissenschaftliche Disziplin der Massenpsychologie. Seine scharfsinnigen Analysen hatten erheblichen Einfluss auf die Arbeiten der großen Denker seiner Zeit, darunter Max Weber und Sigmund Freud. Als Erster attestierte Le Bon der Masse eine eigene Form von Moralempfinden, die die intellektuellen und sittlichen Eigenschaften des Einzelnen in den Hintergrund drängt und die Gemeinschaft für die Botschaften von Demagogen empfänglich macht
The psychology of socialism by Gustave Le Bon( Book )

169 editions published between 1898 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First published in 1899 during a period of crisis for French democracy, The Psychology of Socialism details Le Bon's view of socialism and radicalism primarily as religious movements. The emotionalism and hysteria of the period-especially as manifested during the Dreyfuss Affair-convinced Le Bon that most political controversy is based neither on reasoned deliberation nor rational interest, but on a psychology that partakes of contatgion andhysteria. Le Bon points to the irrationality of religion and uses the religiosity of socialism to debunk socialism as an irrational movement based on hatred and jealousy."--Provided by publisher
The world of Islamic civilization by Gustave Le Bon( Book )

88 editions published between 1884 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La Civilization des Arabes
The psychology of peoples by Gustave Le Bon( Book )

149 editions published between 1894 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book discusses the psychology of people. Topics covered include modern ideas on social equality, psychological basis of history, the origin and development of the idea of equality, the consequences it has had, the price already paid for its application, its influence at the present day on the masses, the problems examined in the present work, an inquiry into the principal factors of the general evolution of peoples, whether this evolution is determined by institutions, the elements of each civilisation and whether they have not certain psychological foundations peculiar to each people, and the element of chance in history and its permanent laws"--Introduction. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2014 APA, all rights reserved)
Psychology of the Great War : the First World War & its origins by Gustave Le Bon( Book )

80 editions published between 1915 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The outbreak of World War I saw the collapse of socialist notions of class solidarity and reaffirmed the enduring strength of nationalism. The workers of the world did not unite, but turned on one another and slaughtered their fellows in what was then the bloodiest war in history. There have been many efforts to explain the outbreak of war in 1914, but few from so intimate a perspective as LeBon's. He examines such questions as why German scholars tried to deny Germany's obvious guilt in the war, and what explained the remarkable resolve of the French army to persevere in the face of unprecedented adversity.To such questions, LeBon proposes answers built upon principles well articulated in the larger body of his work. He transforms the character of the debate by demonstrating how psychological principles explain more persuasively both the causes of German academic ignominy and the origins of French valor. Convinced as he was that only psychology could illuminate collective behavior, LeBon dismisses purely economic or political interpretations as ill-conceived and inadequate precisely because they fail to appreciate the role of psychology in the collective behavior of national statesmen, prominent scholars, and ordinary soldiers.The Psychology of the Great War provides a bridge to study both crowd behavior and battlefield behavior by illustrating how ordinary people are transformed into savages by great events. This element in LeBon's thinking influenced Georges Sorel's thinking, as he had seen the same phenomenon in those who participated in general strikes and revolutions. And in a later period and different context, Hannah Arendt gave this strange capacity of the ordinary to be transformed into the extraordinary the name "banality of evil." The book will be of interest to social theorists, psychologists concerned with group behavior, and historians of the period."--Provided by publisher
The French Revolution and the psychology of revolution by Gustave Le Bon( Book )

88 editions published between 1912 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In his discussion of the general psychological causes of revolution, LeBon draws detailed illustrations of fundamental points from the French Revolution, especially the period from 1789 to 1800. LeBon's treatment of psychological causes is not confined to crowd actions or to the immediate descriptions of violent episodes in revolutions. He draws upon contemporary French clinical psychology to describe the pathological characteristics of the revolutionary leadership in France and explains many of the events of the period as a consequence of their influence."--Provided by publisher
The psychology of revolution by Gustave Le Bon( Book )

57 editions published between 1912 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawing largely on the example of the French Revolution, Gustave Le Bon examines the psychology of political and religious revolutions in general as well as the mental and emotional states of leaders and their followers. Includes a probing analysis of the effects of mysticism on the collective mind
The evolution of matter by Gustave Le Bon( Book )

132 editions published between 1905 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world of Indian civilization by Gustave Le Bon( Book )

13 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Psychologie de l'éducation by Gustave Le Bon( Book )

127 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'évolution des forces by Gustave Le Bon( Book )

75 editions published between 1907 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La psychologie politique et la défense sociale by Gustave Le Bon( Book )

83 editions published between 1910 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les opinions et les croyances; genèse--évolution by Gustave Le Bon( Book )

64 editions published between 1911 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Premières conséquences de la guerre : transformation mentale des peuples by Gustave Le Bon( Book )

40 editions published between 1916 and 2013 in French and Undetermined and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world in revolt; a psychological study of our times by Gustave Le Bon( Book )

20 editions published between 1921 and 2014 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This science, so uncertain in the past, when it confined itself to the domain of pure theory, has become capable of throwing light upon the most difficult problems. Statesmen, generals and manufacturers even invoke its services daily. Although the nature of our feelings has not altered, the aggregations which they are capable of forming, the complex of which constitutes character, have always varied from race to race, which explains why the destinies of the different countries have been so different. It was always dangerous to disregard these differences. The Germans lost the war because they did not understand them. Their blunders in respect of national psychology armed against them nations which asked no better than to remain neutral. The Allies, too, have made blunders of the same nature, especially since the peace. These will be examined in the pages of this book"--Introduction. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2014 APA, all rights reserved)
The world unbalanced by Gustave Le Bon( Book )

14 editions published in 1924 in English and French and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les civilisations de l'Inde by Gustave Le Bon( Book )

39 editions published between 1887 and 2007 in French and Urdu and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Indian civilization
Le vie des vérités by Gustave Le Bon( Book )

45 editions published between 1914 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gustave Le Bon, the man and his works : a presentation with introduction, first translations into English, and edited extracts by Gustave Le Bon( Book )

7 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Psychology of the Great War : the First World War & its origins
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Bān, Gustāv Lī, 1841-1931

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Lū Būn, Ghūstāf

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Γκυστάβ Λε Μπον Γάλλος ψυχολόγος

Гистав ле Бон

Густав Ле Бон

Густав Льобон

Густав Льобон 1841-1931

Густаў Лебон

Гюстав Ле Бон

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Лебон Г

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Лебон, Густав 1841-1931

Лебон, Гюстав 1841-1931

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بون، جوستاف، 1841-1931

بون، جوستاف لو، 1841-1931

جوستاف لو بون، 1841-1931

جوستاف لوبون

غوستاف لوبون، 1841-1931

قوستاو لوبون

لبون، غوستاف

لو بون, غوستاف

لو بون، غوستاف، 1841-1931

لوبون، جوستاف

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لوبون، غوستاف، 1841-1931

لوبون، غوستاڤ، 1841-1931

لوبون, گوستاو.

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ليون، جوستاف، 1841-1931

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늑방, 고사탑부 1841-1931

러팡, 구쓰타푸 1841-1931

르 봉, 구스타보 1841-1931

르 봉, 구스타브 1841-1931

르 봉, 귀스따브 1841-1931

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륵방, 고사탑부 1841-1931


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黎, 朋 1841-1931

黎朋 1841-1931

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