Crowds
The Stadium as a Ritual of Intensity
Hans Ulrich Gumbrecht

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Contents
About the Present and the Presence of Crowds: Preface to the English Translation of a German Book
1 Empty Stadiums
2 Stadium-Masses
3 The Contempt for the Masses
4 Masses of the Past
5 In the Crowd—Laterally: Swarms, Mirror Neurons, Primates
6 In the Crowd—Vertically: Mystical Bodies, Intensity, Transfiguration
7 The Stadium as Ritual of the Crowd
8 "You'll Never Walk Alone": Dortmund, March 13, 2016