Flower Power Failure and a Mother of a Day
In this Mother’s (or is it Mothers’) Day related episode Suzie examines how the humble tulip nearly wrecked a country and Trevor discusses how Anna Jarvis, the creator of Mother’s Day, felt about Mother’s Day.
WHAT THE HISTORY?
THE TULIP BULB BUBBLE
Beattie A 2017, Market Crashes: The Tulip and Bulb Craze, Investopedia.com http://www.investopedia.com/features/crashes/crashes2.asp
Colombo J 2012, The Dutch “Tulip Mania” Bubble (aka Tulipmania), http://www.thebubblebubble.com/tulip-mania/
Sooke A 2016, Tulip Mania: The flowers that cost more than houses, BBC Culture http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20160419-tulip-mania-the-flowers-that-cost-more-than-houses
The word history in the opening theme has been extracted from…
History Never Repeats – Split Enz (1981)
History Repeating – Propellerheads feat: Miss Shirley Bassey (1998)
Flame Trees – Cold Chisel (1984)
You’re History – Shakespeare’s Sister (1989)
Centuries – Fall Out Boy (2015)
Tiptoe Through The Tulips – Tiny Tim (1968)
All music used under fair use provisions.