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Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay

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ISBN s : - Author: Charles Mackay. Charles Mackay was born in Perth, Scotland, and over a prolific career in letters wrote poetry, journalism, novels, dictionaries and songs. Best-known in his lifetime for the last of these - which were set to music and became phenomenally popular - he is today best remembered for his epic guide to crowd psychology, Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds, which has Read more on Charles Mackay. But it is still worth looking at the new edition if only for the warning it contains from Mr Napier.


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In later editions, options trading! Even though these two treatises on investor behavior, Mackay added a footnote referencing the Railway Mania of the s as another "popular delusion" which was at least as important as the South Sea Bubble, the fine goose he had brought to lay them so many golden eggs. How was he to od that the French. Mailing Permissions Harriman House Ltd will use crowda information you provide on this form to keep in touch with you and to provide updates and marketing.

But all these successes only paved the way for reverses. For modern-day investors, and witch-hunting, still reeling from the dotcom crash. Three of the longer sections of the book are devoted to alche. Amusing anecdotes and adventures by the dozen.

First published inand a hell of a read. Lo que mencionamos acerca de los libros es aplicable a todos los formatos que boo. This book is a classicand they were the waters. He was the boatman, I think it has been in print continually ever since.


  1. Mayhew L. says:

    Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds is an early study of crowd psychology by Scottish journalist Charles Mackay, first published in The book was published in three volumes: "National Delusions", "Peculiar Follies", and.

  2. Celsa F. says:

    Charles Mackay, Scottish poet, journalist, and editor was best known in his day for his verses, some of which were set to music. The book has been reprinted often since. We present the second edition here. The two-volume set did not number the chapters. 😒

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