The Resource Extraordinary popular delusions and the madness of crowds, [by Charles Mackay] with a foreword by John Marks Templeton

Extraordinary popular delusions and the madness of crowds, [by Charles Mackay] with a foreword by John Marks Templeton

Label
Extraordinary popular delusions and the madness of crowds
Title
Extraordinary popular delusions and the madness of crowds
Statement of responsibility
[by Charles Mackay] with a foreword by John Marks Templeton
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
001.9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HM251
LC item number
.M33 1999eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Extraordinary popular delusions and the madness of crowds, [by Charles Mackay] with a foreword by John Marks Templeton
Publication
Note
Includes index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Enthusiasm of the French People at the Mississippi Scheme
  • Marshal Villars
  • Strategems employed and bribes given for an interview with Law
  • Great fluctuations in Mississippi stock
  • Dreadful murders
  • Law created comptroller-general of finances
  • Great sale for all kinds of ornaments in Paris
  • Financial difficulties commence
  • Men sent out to work the mines on the Mississippi, as a blind
  • Payment stopped at the bank
  • The Mississippi Scheme
  • Law dismissed from the ministry
  • Payments made in specie
  • Law and the Regent satirised in song
  • Dreadful crisis of the Mississippi Scheme
  • Law, almost a ruined man, flies to Venice
  • Death of the Regent
  • Law obliged to resort again to gambling
  • His death at Venice
  • The South-sea Bubble
  • Originated by Harley Earl of Oxford
  • John Law; his birth and youthful career
  • Exchange Alley a scene of great excitement
  • Mr. Walpole
  • Sir John Blunt
  • Great demand for shares
  • Innumerable "Bubbles"
  • List of nefarious projects and bubbles
  • Great rise in South-Sea stock
  • Sudden fall
  • General meeting of the directors
  • Fearful climax of the South-Sea expedition
  • Duel between Law and Wilson
  • Its effects on society
  • Uproar in the House of Commons
  • Escape of Knight
  • Apprehension of Sir John Blunt
  • Law's escape from the King's Bench
  • The "Land-bank"
  • Law's gambling propensities on the continent, and acquaintance with the Duke of Orleans
  • State of France after the reign of Louis XIV
  • Paper money instituted in that country by Law
Control code
ocm49568958
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 724 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585386560
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36288664
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)49568958
  • ebsco0585386560

Library Locations

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