The O.P. Mania and Follies of Great Cities
An audience revolts against the proprietors at London's preeminent theatre. And what catchphrases, songs and slang might you have heard on the streets of early 19th century London? Two subjects, both described in this episode of Esoteric Reads, as taken from Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds, an early study of crowd psychology by Scottish journalist Charles Mackay.
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