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  • ... clergy, the girls were judged to be victims of witchcraft. In the ensuing hysteria during the summer of 1692, nearly 200 people were accused of witchcraft and ...esulted in numerous convictions that were later overturned. Like the Salem hysteria, these allegations of sexual abuse were fueled by accusations from impressi
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  • ...their male sex organs, Freud spent four weeks at the Austrian zoological research station in [[Trieste]], dissecting hundreds of eels without finding more th ...ecializing in [[neurology]]. Freud experimented with [[hypnosis]] on his [[hysteria|hysteric patients]], producing numerous scenes of "seduction" under hypnosi
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  • ...who suffered with mental problems. In the past 70 years infant and child research and new discoveries in adults have led to further modification of theory. D ...been defined as a women's disease caused by a "wandering uterus" (the name hysteria means this in Greek). But Charcot found that men could have psychosomatic s
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  • ...demonology]] as [[Lilith]].<ref>Raymond T. McNally and Radu Florescu, ''In Search of Dracula'' (Houghton Mifflin, 1994). ISBN 0395657830</ref> ... animal]]s, leading some to consider it a kind of vampire. The "chupacabra hysteria" was frequently associated with deep economic and political crises, particu
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  • ...arment <ref>[ Jewish Encyclopedia: Jesus]: "Jesus wore the Ẓiẓit (Matt. ix. 20) ...of October. However, skeptics hold the incident to be an example of [[mass hysteria]].
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  • ...ominance, Baudrillard developed theories in which the excessive, fruitless search for total knowledge lead almost inevitability to a kind of delusion. In Bau push his theories of society beyond themselves. Rather than saying that hysteria surrounding [[pedophilia]] is such that people no longer really understand
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  • 8167 "''The Virgin and Child,''" 1647] cameo portrait she holds.<ref name=claypole>[ ''Elizabeth Claypole'' (née Cro
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  • L. DeWitt]], head of the Western Command, requested approval to conduct search and seizure operations to prevent alien Japanese from making radio transmis ...gress, S. 1009, [ reproduced at] ''''. Retrieved Feb
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  • ...leksandr Solzhenitsyn, who later wrote ''The Gulag Archipelago,'' is being searched at a checkpoint.]] ... inmates and 12 percent of the black African ones died (although further research has suggested that the black African deaths were underestimated and may hav
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  • ...ave few, if any, legitimate uses. These may only be produced or used for research, medical, pharmaceutical or protective purposes (that is, testing of chemic ...elopment of modern chemical warfare in World War I, nations have pursued research and development on chemical weapons that falls into four major categories:
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  • ...s origins. [[Soviet Union|Soviet]] propaganda insisted Hitler was a Jew; research suggests that it is unlikely that he had Jewish ancestors. Historians such ...dmitted to a field hospital, temporarily blinded by a poison gas attack. Research by Bernhard Horstmann indicates the blindness may have been the result of a
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  • ...e long-awaited Jewish Messiah. Enthusiasm for his messiahship created near hysteria in Jewish communities all over Europe. He married a former prostitute and p *[ Jewish Encyclopedia: Messiah].
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  • ...markable results, especially in the case of a young woman suffering from [[hysteria]]. He did not attribute his cures to any power in the magnets themselves; i ...heir patients, mesmerists ran their fingers over their patient’s bodies, searching out "poles" through which they infused mesmeric fluid.
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  • [[David O. Selznick]] was conducting a search for an actress to play Scarlett O'Hara, a role Davis coveted, in ''Gone wit ...thy Manners writing for the ''Los Angeles Examiner'' criticized the "sheer hysteria and overexposed histrionics" of Davis's performance, and described the film
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  • ...might of this damned thing. It is completely out of hand; I mean a kind of hysteria about the book is growing that is not healthy." ...gnificant impact on Steinbeck as a social traveling companion and fellow researcher on trips to collect biological specimens. Steinbeck even based his charac
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  • ... it was only in the late 1950s that [[Paul D. "Tony" Hinkle|Tony Hinkle]], searching for a ball that would be more visible to players and spectators alike, i ...eir residents' devotion to high school basketball, commonly called Hoosier Hysteria in Indiana; the critically acclaimed film ''[[Hoosiers]]'' shows high schoo
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  • ...nest women of good reputation. And the reason for this is that they should search for any instrument of witchcraft sewn into her clothes; for they often make ...ble ill-timing. As Russell suggests, "[T]he swift propagation of the witch hysteria by the press was the first evidence that Gutenberg had not liberated man fr
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  • ...Sunday's meetings, "instances of spasm, shakes, or fainting fits caused by hysteria were few and far between."<ref>McLoughlin, 128.</ref> *[^Sunday Audio
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  • ...941–1945.'' (Osprey, 2002, ISBN 1841763918), 29.</ref> although recent research suggests a somewhat lower, but still enormous figure of 514,000 prisoners, ...nce he realized the danger to the capital, the Soviet leader came close to hysteria. On October 13, he ordered the evacuation of the [[Communist Party]], the G
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  • ...t their conviction was an egregious example of persecution typical of the "hysteria" of those times (see [[McCarthyism]]), sue to the [[Red Scare]] of Communis ...mation given by Fuchs, who had a much more intimate understanding of the research being done and a much more sophisticated theoretical understanding of the m
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