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Author Barkun, Michael.

Title Disaster and the millenium / Michael Barkun
Published New Haven : Yale University Press, 1974

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Description x, 246 pages ; 23 cm
Contents The nature and scope of millenarian movements -- The disaster origins of millenarian movements -- The disaster-prone environment -- Catastrophe and conversion -- Sources and functions of ecstatic behavior -- Millenarianism in the modern world -- Changing patterns of disaster
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 231-243
Subject Disasters -- Psychological aspects.
Disasters -- Religious aspects.
Disasters.
Millennialism.
Millennium (Eschatology)
LC no. 73086884
ISBN 0300017251