The Man Who Shocked The World by Thomas Blass
The Life and Legacy of Stanley Milgram

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Creator of the famous Obedience Experiments and originator of the “six degrees of separation” theory, Stanley Milgram transformed our understanding of human nature and continues to be one of the most important figures in psychology and beyond. In this sparkling biography, Thomas Blass captures the colorful personality and pioneering work of a visionary scientist who revealed the hidden workings of our social world. In this new paperback edition, he includes an afterword connecting Milgram’s theories to torture, war crimes, and Abu Ghraib.
 

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Blass is a professor of social psychology at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, is the undisputed expert on Milgram's life and work.
 
Published February 24, 2009 by Basic Books. 402 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Health, Fitness & Dieting, History, Travel, Political & Social Sciences, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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