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Tuesday, 3 May 1988, 1:00PM
Museum of London

Miracle Cures: Spas, Shrines and Spirits

Professor John Pick

Professor John Pick outlines an 'industry' of relics, religious or otherwise, and the influence of these objects on mass behaviour and belief.

This lecture is part of Professor Pick's series, Rumour, Disease and the Madness of Crowds. The other lectures in this series are:
    1665: The Great Pestilence of London
    1848: The Chartists' Revolution in London
    1888: Jack the Ripper
    Money Mania: The South Sea Bubble
    Gambling Fever: The Mirage of Sudden Riches

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Professor John Pick was Gresham Professor of Rhetoric in 1985 and 1987. He was the founding professor of Europe's first Department of Arts Policy and Management at City University, London. He is Emeritus Professor of Arts Policy and Management at City University and Emeritus Visiting Professor in Arts Management at South Bank University.

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