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Memoirs of extraordinary popular delusions and the madness of crowds

Charles Mackay

Memoirs of extraordinary popular delusions and the madness of crowds

by Charles Mackay

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Published by G. Routledge and Sons in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Impostors and imposture,
  • Hallucinations and illusions,
  • Occultism,
  • Swindlers and swindling,
  • Social psychology

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCharles Mackay
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsAZ999 .M2
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 303, vi, 322 p. :
    Number of Pages322
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26574671M
    LC Control Number40038229

      Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds is a history of popular folly by Charles Mackay. The book chronicles its targets in three parts: "National Delusions," "Peculiar Follies," and "Philosophical Delusions." Learn why intelligent people do amazingly stupid things when caught up in speculative edevorse/5(41). Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds By: Charles Mackay () The book chronicles and vilifies its targets in three parts: “National Delusions”, “Peculiar Follies”, and “Philosophical Delusions”.5/5(1).

    Charles Mackay, Scottish poet, journalist, and editor was best known in his day for his verses, some of which were set to music. His book, Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions, was first published in (London: Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, Publisher in Ordinary to Her Majesty), with a promise of additional material “should these be [ ]. Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds: Volume 1, 2, and 3 (Illustrated and Bundled with Psychology of the Stock Market and Irving Fisher on Investment) Charles MacKay. out of 5 stars Kindle Edition/5().

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Copy and paste one of these options to share this book elsewhere. Link to this page view Link to the book. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read the full text online using our ereader. Popular delusions began so early, spread so widely, and have lasted so long, that instead of two or three volumes, fifty would scarcely suffice to detail their history.5/5(1).

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First published inExtraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds is often cited as the best book ever written about market psychology. This Harriman House edition includes Charles Mackay's account of the three infamous financial manias - John Law's Mississipi Scheme, the South Sea Bubble, and Tulipomania.

First published inExtraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds is often cited as the best book ever written about market psychology. This Harriman House edition includes Charles Mackay's account of the three infamous financial manias - John Law's Mississipi Scheme, the South Sea Bubble, and Tulipomania/5.

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His book,  Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions, was first published in (London: Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, Publisher in Ordinary to Her Majesty), with a promise of additional material “should these be favorably received.”.

Charles Mackay () was a Scottish poet, journalist, author, anthologist, novelist, and songwriter, remembered mainly for his book Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds. Philipp is Managing Editor of The Essential Library, a classic literature series for the modern reader.

First published inExtraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds is often cited as the best book ever written about market psychology.

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