Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions & the Madness of Crowds 1
The object of the author in the following pages has been to collect the most remarkable instances of those moral epidemics which have been excited, and to show how easily the masses have been led astray. Contents: the Mississippi scheme, the south-sea bubble, the tulipomania, the alchemists, modern prophecies, fortunetelling, the magnetizers, influence of politics and reli...more
Paperback, 744 pages
Published January 22nd 2003 by Kessinger Publishing
(first published 1892)
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