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Extraordinary popular delusions and the madness of crowds

Author: Charles Mackay
Publisher: Petersfield, Hampshire : Harriman House, 2003.
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First published in 1841, this book is often cited as the best book ever written about market psychology. This edition includes Charles Mackay's account of the three infamous financial manias--John Law's Mississippi Scheme, the South Sea Bubble, and Tulipomania. Between the three of them, these historic episodes confirm that greed and fear have always been the driving forces of financial markets, and, furthermore,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Early works
Early works to 1900
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Mackay
ISBN: 1897597320 9781897597323
OCLC Number: 60747752
Notes: Originally published: Memoirs of extraordinary popular delusions. London : Richard Bentley, 1841.
"Harriman House Classics"--Dust cover.
Description: xi, 114 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Contents: The Mississippi scheme --
The South-Sea bubble --
The Tulipomania.
Other Titles: Memoirs of extraordinary popular delusions
Responsibility: Charles Mackay.
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Provides an account of the three infamous financial manias - John Law's Mississipi Scheme, the South Sea Bubble, and Tulipomania.  Read more...

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