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Author Stäheli, Urs, 1966- author
Title Spektakuläre Spekulation : das Populäre der Ökonomie. English
Spectacular speculation : thrills, the economy, and popular discourse / Urs Stäheli ; translated by Eric Savoth
Imprint Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2013]
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 人文社會聯圖  HG4910 .S62813 2013    AVAILABLE    30610020531596
Descript ix, 299 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Note Translation of: Spektakuläre Spekulation : das Populäre der Ökonomie
Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-290) 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
Subject Speculation -- United States -- History
Speculation -- History
Finance -- Social aspects -- United States -- History
Finance -- Social aspects -- History
Alt Author Savoth, Eric, translator
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