Bubbles and Bankruptcy: Financial Crises in Britain Since 1700 at The British Museum

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This display looks at the story of bubbles, manias, and crashes in Britain from the 1700s until the present. The current financial crisis is not the first to have affected Britain, and it is unlikely to be the last. In this display you can find out more about the extraordinary stories of mismanagement, speculative frenzy, fraud and failure which permeate the history of finance.

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British Museum, Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3DG

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29 Nov 2012 - 05 May 2013 Mon - Thu, Sat, Sun 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM; Fri 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM Closed Good Friday, New Year's Day, Boxing Day, Christmas Day

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