Tulipmania Knowledge, Money, and Honor in the Dutch Golden Age (Hardcover)
|Author: Anne Goldgar|
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|Throughout this bracing history, Goldgar writes elegantly about everything from intellectual communities to the economics of speculation to the beauty of tulips themselves. Far more than simply dispelling myths, this extensively research history brings the Dutch Golden Age to life.|
From the Publisher:
The author reveals the ways in which the speculative bubble in tulip prices in the 1630s reflected deep anxiety about the transformation of Dutch society in the Golden Age in this colorful history.