When prophecy fails: a social and psychological study of a modern group that predicted the destruction of the world

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Harper & Row, 1964 - Psychology - 253 pages
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I heard the contents of this book described when I was in high school and tried to identify and find it for decades afterwards. It was well worth the quest: one of the most interesting and entertaining non-fiction books I have ever read. a classic of participant observation. Read full review

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I heard the contents of this book described when I was in high school and tried to identify and find it for decades afterwards. It was well worth the quest: one of the most interesting and entertaining non-fiction books I have ever read. A classic of participant observation. Read full review

Contents

Unfulfilled Prophecies and Disappointed
3
Teachings and Prophecies from Outer Space
33
Spreading the Word on Earth
58
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