Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds

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Templeton Foundation Press, 2000 - History - 724 pages
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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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User Review  - Pinar - Goodreads

I really enjoy reading history books and this is no exception eventhough it is a classical investment book. Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds is a very old and also very contemporary book. Easy to read and enjoy. Read full review

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User Review  - Lois Bujold - Goodreads

It's been too long since I've read this, but there's a reason it's been in print since 1841. Among other things, it has a classic account of the Dutch tulip mania, one of the first (but far from the ... Read full review

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Templeton is chairman of the Templeton Foundations and president of the First Trust Bank, Nassau, Bahamas.

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