Extraordinary Popular Delusions & the Madness of Crowds
ISBN10: 051788433X ISBN13: 9780517884331 Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Pub (T) Published: Jun 1 1995 Weight: 1.70lbs. Height: 9.00" Width: 6.00" Depth: 1.50" Language: English
A complete repackaging of the classic work about grand-scale madness, major schemes, and bamboozlement--and the universal human susceptibility to all three. This informative, funny collection encompasses a broad range of manias and deceptions, from witch burnings to the Great Crusades to the prophecies of Nostradamus.