Don't panic


We live in uncertain times, although the present is admittedly no more uncertain than some other periods. In their book, Robert Bruner and Sean Carr take us on a tour of one of those periods of uncertainty: the panic of 1907. This was a time of great upheaval in the US, similar in some ways to our own time, the authors tell us. This period followed the previous great panic of 1873 and preceded the subsequent turmoil of 1929. The book commemorates the 100th anniversary of the 1907 events, and, de