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The great swindle : the story of the South Sea bubble

Author: Virginia Cowles
Publisher: New York : Harper and Brothers, ©1960.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Much background information on 18th century English politics and economic theories as well as the story of a national speculation that became a national swindle.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cowles, Virginia.
Great swindle.
New York, Harper [©1960]
(OCoLC)654664007
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Cowles
OCLC Number: 238205
Description: 191 pages, [8] leaves of plates : portraits ; 22 cm
Contents: Prelude: The Earl of Oxford --
The court and the company --
Mr. Law and the Mississippi boom --
The South Sea scheme --
Trouble in Paris --
London goes mad --
Crime and punishment --
The end of the affair.
Responsibility: by Virginia Cowles.

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Much background information on 18th century English politics and economic theories as well as the story of a national speculation that became a national swindle.

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