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Extraordinary Popular Delusions

 
 
 
 
Extraordinary Popular Delusions
Author: Charles Mackay
ISBN 13: 9780486432236
ISBN 10: 486432238
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: 2003-08-27
Format: Paperback
Pages: 112
List Price: $6.95
 
 

Classic survey of crowd psychology takes an illuminating, entertaining look at three historic swindles: "The Mississippi Scheme," "The South-Sea Bubble," and "Tulipomania." Fired by greed and fed by naïveté, these stratagems gone awry offer essential reading for investors as well as students of history, psychology, and human nature.