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Extraordinary Popular Delusions

Charles Mackay

Extraordinary Popular Delusions

by Charles Mackay

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Published by Amereon Ltd .
Written in English


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ISBN 100848814215
ISBN 109780848814212

Title: Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds Author: Charles Mackay Created Date: 6/9/ PM. A reader recommended the book "Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds" a while back, and I just got a chance to read it. It is a fascinating book, in that it was written in , (by Charles Mckay) and yet the writing style seems startlingly modern in tone and style/5().

His book, Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions, was first published in (London: Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, Publisher in Ordinary to Her Majesty), with a promise of additional material “should these be favorably received.” Apparently the work was indeed favorably received, resulting in a substantially revised, two. Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds | Charles Mackay | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books.

Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds is a classic study of crowd psychology remains an extremely essential to the present day. Mackay’s central theme in this book is how easily a herd can be illogically influenced by popular opinion. Mackay warns us about this “madness” that often leads to a downward spiral with undesirable effects.   Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds by Charles Mackay is a classic book and time-tested book about the wonders of applied psychology and how they relate to popular fads and.


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Reprint of Edition. Being selections from Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of ’s work, first published inchronicles the various fallacies and delusions that have afflicted human thinking during the modern period/5().

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Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds is a history of popular folly by Charles Mackay. The book chronicles its targets in three parts: "National Delusions," "Peculiar Follies," and "Philosophical Delusions." Learn why intelligent people do amazingly stupid things when caught up in speculative edevorse/5(41).

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This Harriman House edition includes Charles Mackay's account of the three infamous financial manias - John Law's Mississipi Scheme, the South Sea Bubble, and Tulipomania. Charles Mackay was a Scottish poet, journalist, author, anthologist, novelist, and songwriter, remembered mainly for his book Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds.

Mackay became a journalist in London: in he was an occasional contributor to The Sun/5. Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds Contents: The Mississippi scheme -- The south-sea bubble -- The tulipomania -- The alchymists -- Modern prophecies -- Fortune-telling -- The magnetisers -- Influence of politics and religion on the hair and beard -- The crusades -- The witch mania -- The slow poisoners Cited by:   Extraordinary Popular Delusions is essential and enthralling reading for investors as well as students of history, psychology, and human nature.

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The book chronicles its targets in three parts: "National Delusions," "Peculiar Follies," and "Philosophical Delusions." Learn why intelligent people do amazingly stupid things when caught up in speculative by:   He is best known for his classic Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowd, reprinted herein.

Mackay covers many types of delusions, among them financial manias like the South Sea Company bubble ofthe Mississippi Company bubble ofand the Dutch tulip mania of the early seventeenth century/5(3).

Buy a cheap copy of Extraordinary Popular Delusions: book. Free shipping over $ Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds. Febru Abstract. This year old book outlines some bizarre cases of crowd psychology that have caused men to toss out rationality and sense, but instead surrender themselves to persuading stories of easy riches.

The impact of Mackay's work has been remarkably far-reaching, influencing such diverse fields as popular psychology and the charting of the stock market-as noted by The New York Times, which urged: "Any investor who has not read Charles Mackay's 'Tulipomania,' from his classic Extraordinary Popular Delusions, first published inshould Author: MACKAY Charles.

You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds Author: Charles Mackay Release Date: February 5, [EBook #] Last Updated: April 1, Language: English.

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Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds PDF Summary is Charles Mackay’s classic three-volume study of crowd psychology. In our summary, we have a look at the first three chapters of the first volume, which.

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volume i. [illustration: the bubblers' arms--prosperity.] london: office of the national illustrated library, strand. memoirs of extraordinary popular delusions and the madness of crowds. by charles mackay, ll.d. author of "egeria," "the salamandrine," etc.

illustrated with numerous engravings. vol. Size: 1MB.“Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds: Understanding the Forces Behind Group Mentality, Thoughts and Actions”, p, e-artnow 0 Copy quote Some love to roam o'er the dark sea's foam, Where the shrill winds whistle free.