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Tulipomania: The Story of the World's Most Coveted Flower and the Extraordinary Passions It Aroused

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Synopsis:

Historian Mike Dash relays the unbelievable true story of how a beautiful flower changed the course of history, from the medieval courts of the Ottoman sultans to the futures market of Holland's golden age.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-259) and index.

About the Author

Mike Dash is a Cambridge-educated writer and magazine publisher who appears regularly on British television and radio. A professional historian before he became a writer, he has written articles for The Guardian, The Daily Mail, and The Fortean Times. This is his third book.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780609604397
Subtitle:
(the story of the world's most coveted flower and the extraordinary passions it aroused )
Author:
Dash, Mike
Publisher:
Crown Publishers
Location:
New York :
Subject:
History
Subject:
Flowers - Bulbs
Subject:
Economic Conditions
Subject:
Economic History
Subject:
Netherlands
Subject:
Western Europe - Benelux
Subject:
Tulips
Subject:
Tulip mania, 17th century
Edition Number:
1st American ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references (p. ).
Series Volume:
7703
Publication Date:
c1999
Binding:
Trade Cloth
Language:
English
Pages:
x, 273 p.
Dimensions:
8.59x5.72x1.01 in. .92 lbs.

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