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Review: Tulipomania: The Story of the World's Most Coveted Flower & the Extraordinary Passions It Aroused

User Review  - Cheryl - Goodreads

I found the book interesting but hardly a page turner. It is a history of the tulip in the Ottoman Empire and the United Provinces (The Netherlands) and the tulip bulb mania and market crash of the ... Read full review

Review: Tulipomania: The Story of the World's Most Coveted Flower & the Extraordinary Passions It Aroused

User Review  - Patricia - Goodreads

A thorough history of the tulip, covering its origins, history, evolution, and the various men and women who have collected them, speculated on them, loved them, and lost their fortunes (and in a few ... Read full review

Review: Tulipomania: The Story of the World's Most Coveted Flower & the Extraordinary Passions It Aroused

User Review  - Joma Palana - Goodreads

Fascinating account of the tulip mania in Holland and the subsequent bubble that occurred. Read full review

Review: Tulipomania: The Story of the World's Most Coveted Flower & the Extraordinary Passions It Aroused

User Review  - Robin Costic - Goodreads

I was interested in the subject and wanted to know more. While I found it to be factual and well documented, it was not as interesting to read as I hoped. I expected it to be more sensational. Read full review

Review: Tulipomania: The Story of the World's Most Coveted Flower & the Extraordinary Passions It Aroused

User Review  - Douglas Larson - Goodreads

An interesting story of the Dutch obsession with tulips in the 1630's. New and unique varieties of tulips were bought and sold for immense fortunes during this period. Unknown at the time, but since ... Read full review

Review: Tulipomania: The Story of the World's Most Coveted Flower & the Extraordinary Passions It Aroused

User Review  - Clancy - Goodreads

Thorough history of the tulip trading craze, the now-extinct tulip varieties that drove the craze, and an overall decent history of the plant itself and its introduction into western Europe. Read full review

Review: Tulipomania: The Story of the World's Most Coveted Flower & the Extraordinary Passions It Aroused

User Review  - Jim Moore - Goodreads

Great book on trading commodities...booms and busts aren't new, tulip trading in the Netherlands in the 1600s had a huge runup and a dramatic fall. Read full review

Review: Tulipomania: The Story of the World's Most Coveted Flower & the Extraordinary Passions It Aroused

User Review  - Tony - Goodreads

TULIPOMANIA. (1998). Mike Dash. ***. I was looking for a book that told me more about the Tulip Wars. This is what came out of my library search. It's not a book about the Tulip Wars, but a book about ... Read full review

Review: Tulipomania: The Story of the World's Most Coveted Flower & the Extraordinary Passions It Aroused

User Review  - David Wen - Goodreads

Book delivers what it promises. There are some details which, while interesting, does seem mundane. Hard at times to track all the names of the flowers or the people involved but it does present the story in a fairly easy to follow manner. Overall good read. Read full review

Review: Tulipomania: The Story of the World's Most Coveted Flower & the Extraordinary Passions It Aroused

User Review  - Mike Burke - Goodreads

Who knew that people went crazy for tulips in Holland such that an individual bulb could be worth a fortune! Read full review

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