Miracle Cures: Spas, Shrines and Spirits

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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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