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Extraordinary popular delusions and the madness of crowds.

Charles Mackay

Extraordinary popular delusions and the madness of crowds.

With facsim. title pages and reproductions of original illus. from the editions of 1841 and 1852.

by Charles Mackay

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Published by Fraser, [1967] in Wells, Vt .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Impostors and imposture.,
  • Swindlers and swindling.,
  • Occultism.,
  • Hallucinations and illusions.,
  • Social psychology.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPopular delusions and the madness of crowds.
    StatementWith a foreword by Bernard M. Baruch.
    ContributionsMackay, Charles, 1814-1889.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 724 p.
    Number of Pages724
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22362304M


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