Tulip Mania – The Story of One of History’s Worst Financial Bubbles

The tulip mania was a period in the Dutch Golden Age during which contract prices for tulips reached extraordinarily high levels and then dramatically collapsed. The term “Tulipmania” is often used metaphorically to refer to any giant economic bubble. The mania began in 1634 and lasted until early February 1637. …

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The True Story of Rapunzel

There are a great many tales that have disseminated down into popular culture which were produced by the Brothers Grimm or the Grimm Brothers, as they are variously known. Jacob Ludwig Grimm and Wilhelm Carl Grimm were German academics from the state of Hesse or Hessen in the late eighteenth …

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