Miracle Cures: Spas, Shrines and Spirits
- Extra Reading
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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This event was on Tue, 03 May 1988
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