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The Great Swindle : The Story of the South Sea Bubble
The Great Swindle The Story of the South Sea Bubble
Author: Virginia Cowles
"The Great Swindle" of this fascinating book originated two hundred and fifty years ago, when the Chancellor of the Exchequer pushed through Parliament a bill setting up the "Company of Merchants of Great Britain trading to the South Seas and other parts of America." This nefarious scheme (the invention of Daniel "Crusoe" Defoe) was primarily in...  more »
ISBN: 194283
Publication Date: 1960
Pages: 191
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Publisher: Harper
Book Type: Hardcover
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