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Crowds A Moving-Picture of Democracy   By: (1862-1944)

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CROWDS

A MOVING PICTURE OF DEMOCRACY

BY

GERALD STANLEY LEE

Editor of "Mount Tom"

IN FIVE BOOKS CROWDS AND MACHINES LETTING THE CROWD BE GOOD LETTING THE CROWD BE BEAUTIFUL CROWDS AND HEROES GOOD NEWS AND HARD WORK

GARDEN CITY NEW YORK DOUBLEDAY, PAGE & COMPANY

Copyright, 1913, by DOUBLEDAY, PAGE & COMPANY All rights reserved, including that of translation into foreign languages, including the Scandinavian

COPYRIGHT, 1912, BY THE RIDGWAY COMPANY COPYRIGHT, 1912, BY MITCHELL KENNERLEY COPYRIGHT, 1913, BY THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY CO. COPYRIGHT, 1913, BY THE OUTLOOK COMPANY COPYRIGHT, 1913, BY THE INDEPENDENT WEEKLY, INCORPORATED

BOOKS

By GERALD STANLEY LEE

THE LOST ART OF READING A Sketch of Civilization

THE CHILD AND THE BOOK A Constructive Criticism of Education

THE SHADOW CHRIST A Study of the Hebrew Men of Genius

THE VOICE OF THE MACHINES An Introduction to the Twentieth Century

INSPIRED MILLIONAIRES A Study of the Man of Genius in Business

CROWDS A Moving Picture of Democracy

Gratefully inscribed to a little Mountain, a great Meadow, and a Woman. To the Mountain for the sense of time, to the Meadow for the sense of space, and to the Woman for the sense of everything.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

BOOK ONE

CROWDS AND MACHINES

I. WHERE ARE WE GOING? 3

II. THE CROWD SCARE 19

III. THE MACHINE SCARE 34

IV. THE STRIKE AN INVENTION FOR MAKING CROWDS THINK 49

V. THE CROWD MAN AN INVENTION FOR MAKING CROWDS SEE 58

VI. THE IMAGINATION OF CROWDS 65

VII. IMAGINATION ABOUT THE UNSEEN 66

VIII. THE CROWD'S IMAGINATION ABOUT THE FUTURE 69

IX. THE CROWD'S IMAGINATION ABOUT PEOPLE 74

X. A DEMOCRATIC THEORY OF HUMAN NATURE 76

XI. DOING AS ONE WOULD WISH ONE HAD DONE IN TWENTY YEARS 80

XII. NEW KINDS AND NEW SIZES OF MEN 86

BOOK TWO

LETTING THE CROWDS BE GOOD

I. SPEAKING AS ONE OF THE CROWD 93

II. IS IT WRONG FOR GOOD PEOPLE TO BE EFFICIENT? 96

III. IS IT WRONG FOR GOOD PEOPLE TO BE INTERESTING? 103

IV. PROSPECTS OF THE LIAR 107

V. PROSPECTS OF THE BULLY 111

VI. GOODNESS AS A CROWD PROCESS 114

VII. THOUGHTS ON BEING IMPROVED BY OTHER PEOPLE 116

VIII. MAKING GOODNESS HURRY 125

IX. TOUCHING THE IMAGINATION OF CROWDS 128

X. THE STUPENDOUS, THE UNUSUAL, THE MONOTONOUS AND THE SUCCESSFUL 142

XI. THE SUCCESSFUL 146

XII. THE NECKS OF THE WICKED 154

XIII. IS IT WRONG FOR GOOD PEOPLE TO BE SUCCESSFUL? 163

XIV. IS IT SECOND RATE FOR GOOD PEOPLE TO BE SUCCESSFUL? 167

XV. THE SUCCESSFUL TEMPERAMENT 173

XVI. THE MEN AHEAD PULL 178

XVII. THE CROWDS PUSH 184

XVIII. THE MAN WHO SAYS HOW, SAYS HOW 186

XIX. AND THE MACHINE STARTS! 194

BOOK THREE

LETTING THE CROWD BE BEAUTIFUL

PART I. WISTFUL MILLIONAIRES

I. MR. CARNEGIE SPEAKS UP 205

II. MR. CARNEGIE TRIES TO MAKE PEOPLE READ 208

III. MR. NOBEL TRIES TO MAKE PEOPLE WRITE 211

IV. PAPER BOOKS, MARBLE PILLARS, AND WOODEN BOYS 221

V. THE HUMDRUM FACTORY AND THE TUMPTY TUM THEATRE 227

PART II. IRON MACHINES

I. STEEPLES AND CHIMNEYS 236

II. BELLS AND WHEELS 240

III. DEW AND ENGINES 243

IV. DEAD AS A DOOR NAIL! 245

V. AN OXFORD MAN AND AN INCH OF IRON 248

VI. THE MACHINES' MACHINES 250

VII. THE MEN'S MACHINES 252

VIII. THE BASEMENT OF THE WORLD 256

IX. THE GROUND FLOOR FOLKS 262

X. THE MACHINE TRAINERS 266

XI. MACHINES, CROWDS, AND ARTISTS 269

PART III. PEOPLE MACHINES

I. NOW! 280

II. COMMITTEES AND COMMITTEES 288

III. THE INCONVENIENCE OF BEING HUMAN 286

IV. LETTING THE CROWD HAVE PEOPLE IN IT 290

BOOK FOUR

CROWDS AND HEROES

I. THE SOCIALIST AND THE HERO 297

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