A Short History of Financial Euphoria by JohnKenneth Galbraith

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The world-renowned economist offers "dourly irreverent analyses of financial debacle from the tulip craze of the seventeenth century to the recent plague of junk bonds."—The Atlantic.

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“Galbraith’s long historical view is refreshing. . . . Easily read and entertaining.”—The Washington Post Book World
Published July 1, 1994 by Penguin Books. 128 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, History, War. Non-fiction

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His focus is ``recurrent lapses into financial dementia,'' reckless speculative episodes fueled by greed, euphoria and investors' delusion that their temporary good fortune is due to their own superior financial acumen.

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