During the past few weeks I’ve frequently been reminded of the 1634–1637 tulip mania. In the early seventeenth century, French ladies at court would pay hundreds of guilders for a tulip flower, which they wore in their décolleté at gala evenings.
The tulip market in Haarlem collapsed on a dark February evening in 1637. Suddenly people became aware they were dealing with a scam. It was the first well reported boom and bust; they called it tulip mania.
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Atlantis Found By Clive Cussler Smoothie Review
Overall Rating: Only Meant For A Audience Who Like Things That Go Boom
Clive Cussler. I really don’t know much about this author other than he tends to write these Indiana Jones like adventures. A friend in high school was a real book worm. (Bigger than I am, if you can believe that) said I might like him since I like Crichton and Ludlum. So she gave me three books. Vahalla rising, Sahara and Atlantis Found. I read Sahara way back…Continue
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