Media Manipulation and Mass Delusion
Normal Price: $49.99
Your Price: $44.99 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $5.00! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.25 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Panic Attacks by Robert E. Bartholomew
Book DescriptionRobert Bartholomew and Hilary Evans, both experts in the history of unexplained phenomena, examine the ability of the media to whip up a panic and our tendency to fall victim to mass delusion and hysteria in this entertaining and searching book. Among some of the popular delusions they discuss are America's 'kissing bug' scare of 1899; Seattle's atomic fallout fiasco of 1954; the phantom slasher of Tapei in 1956; Belgium's recent Coca-Cola poisoning scare and the 'mad gasser' of Mattoon. Indeed, truth is stranger than fiction.
Buy Panic Attacks book by Robert E. Bartholomew from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780750937856
(234mm x 156mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Sutton Publishing Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 19-Aug-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Robert E. Bartholomew
Bigfoot Encounters in New York & New England, Paperback (December 2008)
For over the years, the authors two New York State brothers, have methodically researched, documented, and studied the Bigfoot question in both New York and the New England states. This title deals with their research.
Hoaxes, Myths and Manias, Paperback (February 2003)» View all books by Robert E. Bartholomew
What factors led to the 'Martian panic' of 1938? Why did so many people conclude that an alien spaceship crashed in Roswell, New Mexico, in 1947? This book demonstrates how the tools of critical thinking can help reveal the truth behind strange events and seemingly mysterious behavior.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Panic Attacks book by Robert E. Bartholomew and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Robert E. Bartholomew
Robert E. Bartholomew is a sociologist at James Cook University in Queensland, Australia. His previous books include UFO's & Alien Contact: Two Centuries of Mystery, Hoaxes, Myths and Manias: Why We Need Critical Thinking and Mass Hysteria: A Social History of the Strange. Hilary Evans, director of the Mary Evans Picture Library, is a member of the Society for Psychical Research.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.