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    Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds (Wordsworth Reference) (Paperback) By (author) Charles Mackay, Introduction by Norman Stone

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    DescriptionWhenever struck by campaigns, fads, cults and fashions, the reader may take some comfort that Charles Mackay can demonstrate historical parallels for almost every neurosis of our times. The South Sea Bubble, Witch Mania, Alchemy, the Crusades, Fortune-telling, Haunted Houses, and even 'Tulipomania' are only some of the subjects covered in this book, which is given a contemporary perspective through Professor Norman Stone's lively new Introduction.


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    Title
    Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Charles Mackay, Introduction by Norman Stone
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 624
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 31 mm
    Weight: 384 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781853263491
    ISBN 10: 1853263494
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25520
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBG, HBTB
    BIC E4L: HIS
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.0
    BIC subject category V2: JHM
    B&T Merchandise Category: REF
    B&T General Subject: 680
    BIC subject category V2: JFH
    DC22: 001.9
    BISAC V2.8: SOC022000
    Ingram Subject Code: SO
    Libri: I-SO
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 51
    BISAC V2.8: PSY031000, REF008000
    DC20: 001.96
    BISAC V2.8: HIS054000
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    index
    Publisher
    Wordsworth Editions Ltd
    Imprint name
    Wordsworth Editions Ltd
    Publication date
    01 December 1999
    Publication City/Country
    Herts