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Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds
In writing the history of the great financial manias, Charles Mackay proved himself a master chronicler of social as well as financial history. A love affair, or slight flirtati? Rating details. The economy recovered mostly because the King allowed Law to control it.
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He represented the expedient as alike dishonest and ruinous. We will not sell your details to a third party and you can un-subscribe at any time. Mackay notes that many of these practitioners were themselves deluded, convinced that these feats could be performed if they discovered the correct old recipe or stumbled upon the right combination of ingredients. The Duke de St. I leave it to the future reader to follow the unravelling of this national disaster to the end.
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A Chamber of Justice was next instituted to inquire into the malversations of the loan-contractors and the farmers of the revenues. This pamphlet did not excite much attention. Three causes especially have excited the discontent, and ignorance of the futu. Close X?