45. A history of Tulip mania

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This weeks episode covers the first ever recorded economic speculative bubble.

A period in the Netherlands during the 17th century where one tulip bulb could cost the same as a fashionable house in the Amsterdam.

The backing track was partly due to my neighbour deciding to do some very loud building work yet I think it works.

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