The Book of Phobias and Manias

The Book of Phobias and Manias A History of the World in 99 Obsessions

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THE PERFECT GIFT FOR ALL BIBLIOMANIACS A BOOK OF THE YEAR IN THE TIMES, FINANCIAL TIMES, SPECTATOR AND DAILY MAIL A WATERSTONES BEST POPULAR SCIENCE BOOK Plunge into this rich and thought-provoking A-Z compendium to discover how our fixations have taken shape, from the Middle Ages to the present day, as bestselling author Kate Summerscale deftly traces the threads between the past and present, the psychological and social, the personal and the political. 'Fascinating' Malcolm Gaskill, author of the No. 1 bestseller The Ruin of All Witches 'Fascinating' Observer 'An endlessly intriguing book ... All the bibliomanes (book nutters) I know will love it' Daily Mail

Book information

ISBN: 9781788162821
Publisher: Profile
Imprint: Wellcome Collection
Pub date:
DEWEY: 616.85225
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 239
Weight: 200g
Height: 128mm
Width: 198mm
Spine width: 18mm