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A Brief History of Panics in the United States
A Bubble that Broke the World
A Century of Prices
The ABC of Money, Including The Gospel of Wealth and The Way to Wealth
The ABC of Stock Speculation
The Art of Speculation
The Art of Wall Street Investing
Beating the Stock Market
Because People Matter
The Business of Trading in Stocks
Competitive Business, Caring Business
Dare to Care
The Facts About Speculation
Financial Crises and Periods of Industrial and Commercial Depression
The Financial Crisis Inquiry Report
Foolish Finance
Frenzied Finance: The Crime of Amalgamated
The Game in Wall Street and How to Play It Successfully
Global Trends 2015
Global Trends 2025
How I Trade and Invest in Stocks and Bonds
If You Must Speculate, Learn the Rules
Indian Currency and Finance
Instincts of the Herd in Peace and War
The Law
Lombard Street: A Description of the Money Market
Men and Mysteries of Wall Street
Money and the Mechanism of Exchange
Noble Enterprise: The Commonsense Guide to Uplifting People and Profits
One-Way Pockets: The Book of Books on Wall Street Speculation
Other People's Money and How Bankers Use It
The Pecora Investigation: Stock Exchange Practices and the Causes of the 1929 Wall Street Crash
The Pitfalls of Speculation
Plunder: Investigating Our Economic Calamity and Subprime Scandal
The Plunderers
The Psychology of Speculation
The Psychology of the Stock Market
Reminiscences of a Stock Operator
The Secret of Wealth
Speculation: Its Sound Principles and Rules for Its Practice
Small Change: How Fifty Dollars Can Change the World
The Stock Market Barometer
Ten Years of Wall Street
Tidal Swings of the Stock Market
Up from Wall Street: The Responsible Investment
Wall Street: Its Mysteries Revealed, Its Secrets Exposed
Wall Street and the Financial Crisis: Anatomy of a Financial Collapse
Wall Street in History
Wall Street Speculation: Its Tricks and Its Tragedies
Wall Street in History
Wall Street in History
By Martha J. Lamb
$14.95 paperback

Wall Street is more than just the crossroads of money and power. It is also the location of a long and interesting history of revolutionary decisions, political events, and financial growth. Historian Martha Lamb looks at Wall Street "in all its primitive, picturesque, political, social, and monetary aspects." She begins with the development of the site by Manhattan settlers, a site she describes as a "tangle of underbrush, wild grape-vine and tree, animated with untrained bears of a shining pitch-black color, hungry wolves, noisy wild-cats, and sly raccoons." A primitive fence was built along what is now Wall Street, and the place has become "one of the most widely known and remarkable localities in the civilized world." Lamb also examines personalities such as John Jay and political events such as the American Revolution and the adoption of the Constitution.

MARTHA J. LAMB was a historian who was also active in charitable organizations. Best known for the two-volume History of the City of New York, published in 1877-81, she also published children's books, novels, short stories, and magazine articles. She was the editor of the Magazine of American History as well. In Chicago, where she lived for eight years, she founded the Home for Friendless and Half-Orphan Asylum, and was secretary of the first Sanitary Fair in 1863.