South Sea Bubble
Globalisierung und Spekulation 1720
Aims and Scope
Ever since the South Sea Bubble of 1720, stock market crises have been a recurrent historical phenomenon. For the first time, this book examines the South Sea Bubble crisis from a global perspective. It focuses on how participants perceived the world along with the international nature of London-based speculation. The impact of the stock market crisis was felt around the globe, from Baltic Sea trade to India, China, and Pennsylvania.