Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions Volume 2

By: Charles Mackay
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions Volume 2" by Charles Mackay is a captivating exploration of historical phenomena, delving into the fascinating world of mass psychology and societal behavior. Through meticulous historical analysis, Mackay chronicles various instances of extraordinary popular delusions that have gripped societies throughout history. From financial crises fueled by manias and groupthink to cultural phenomena driven by superstition and herd mentality, Mackay uncovers the underlying psychological mechanisms behind these phenomena. Drawing on a rich tapestry of historical events, Mackay provides valuable insights into the human psyche and the power of collective belief. As a memoir of societal folly, Mackay's work serves as a cautionary tale, shedding light on the pitfalls of irrational exuberance and the dangers of succumbing to popular delusions. With its blend of historical analysis and psychological inquiry, the book offers a compelling glimpse into the inner workings of the human mind and the dynamics of mass hysteria.

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Charles Mackay

From the year 1812 to 1889, Charles Mackay, a skilled writer, and artist hailing from Scotland, lived a full life. He gifted the world with many of his works, including his most renowned tome, Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds, which saw publication in 1841 and is still beloved as a classic in the realm of social psychology. Mackay's eloquence knew no bounds, as he frequently contributed articles and poetry to a variety of periodicals. Furthermore, he was known to engage in speaking engagements to discuss his vast knowledge of all things literary. The course of history can be altered by powerful beliefs - something that Mackay was fascinated by in his work. Although he was interested in literary pursuits, he also used his platform to champion political causes (such as the abolition of slavery). With an impressive ability to convey complex concepts in an engaging and comprehensible manner, he demonstrates a sharp wit and a discerning focus on detail in his work.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 210pages
  • ISBN-10: 9363055892
  • ISBN-13: 9789363055896
  • Item Weight: 273g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 11.8mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Juvenile Nonfiction / History / General