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  • The Tulip Mania of 1637

    The Tulip Mania of 1637


    You may have heard about the War of the Roses, but when people are asked if they know about the 1637 Tulip Mania, they stare in bewilderment. To say the least, the Tulip Mania was one of the most bizarre economic events in all of western civilization. Cynthia Wood explains the basics.

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In 1914, it was on Broadway or later in London’s West End where those in search of entertainment found The Lilac Domino, an operetta in which a royal goes to seek a new young wife with piles of money she had not counted. It all ended well.

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