Translation of: Spektakulare Spekulation : das Populare der Okonomie
Includes bibliographical references and index
Gambling and speculation : entertaining contingency? -- The normalization of "wild contingency" : stabilizing the distinction between gambling and speculation -- Charles Mackay : the spectacle of equality -- Speculative vistas : crowds and speculation in the USA during the nineteenth century -- Alone against the crowd : the communicative techniques of the contrarians -- The eroticism of the market and the gender of speculation -- The rhythm of the market.
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