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Charles Mackay, Scottish poet, journalist, and editor was best known in his day for his verses, some of which were set to music. The book has been reprinted often since. We present the second edition here. The two-volume set did not number the chapters. Occasional typos are corrected, and a few corrections are made for consistency.
Inbusinessman Joseph de la Vega recounted the machinations, the moral of the popular manias scarcely needs spelling out. For modern-day investo. I read it about once every 10 years to remind myself of mob psychology.
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