Extraordinary Popular Delusions And the Madness of Crowds

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Whenever struck by campaigns, fads, cults and fashions, the reader may take some comfort that Charles Mackay can demonstrate historical parallels for almost every neurosis of our times.

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The South Sea Bubble, Witch Mania, Alchemy, the Crusades, Fortune-telling, Haunted Houses, and even 'Tulipomania' are only some of the subjects covered in this book, which is given a contemporary perspective through Professor Norman Stone's lively new Introduction.

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Author Charles MacKay
Publisher Wordsworth Edition Ltd
Page Count 624pp
Publication Size 5 x 7.5 x 1.25
Publication Notes mass market paperback
Publication Date December 1999
ISBN 978-1853263491

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