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Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds By Charles Mackay

Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay

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Summary

Aims to demonstrate historical parallels for almost every neurosis of our times. This book covers subjects such as the South Sea Bubble, Witch Mania, Alchemy, the Crusades, Fortune-telling, Haunted Houses, and 'Tulipomania'.

Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds Summary

Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay

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. 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.

Additional information

GOR001214090
9781853263491
1853263494
Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Wordsworth Editions Ltd
1995-06-05
624
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