Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds
This work studies the psychology of crowds and mass mania throughout history, including accounts of classic scams, grand-scale madness and deceptions. Some of these include the Mississippi scheme that swept France in 1720 and the South Sea Bubble that ruined thousands in England at the same time.
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Review: Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of CrowdsUser Review - Ben Sutter - Goodreads
This book is really just a collection of notes and stories with varying levels of substantiation. Like most, I was first drawn this book because of its classic first three chapters on market ... Read full review
Review: Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of CrowdsUser Review - Al Maki - Goodreads
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