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Financing the American Dream

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Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Economics - General,
  • History - General History,
  • Consumption (Economics),
  • Consumer Economics (General),
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • Business & Economics,
  • History,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Finance,
  • Economic History,
  • 20th century,
  • Credit & credit institutions,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Social history,
  • USA,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Consumer Behavior - General,
  • United States,
  • Consumer Credit,
  • Consumers

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages377
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7757425M
ISBN 10069105827X
ISBN 109780691058276

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  The phrase “American dream” was often used by Progressive-era reformers of the s. Rather than exalting the pursuit of wealth, they sought to tame monopoly capitalism and protect workers Author: Brooke Masters. Financing the American Dream: A Cultural History of Consumer Credit - Ebook written by Lendol Calder. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Financing the American Dream: A Cultural History of Consumer Credit.5/5(1). Financing the American Dream: A Cultural History of Consumer. Credit. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, pp. Illustrations, notes, and index. $ (hardbound), ISBN X. Reviewed for H-Business and E by Christiane Diehl Taylor, [email protected], Department of History, Eastern Kentucky University. Financing the American Dream A Cultural History of Consumer Credit by Lendol Calder. ebook. Lendol Calder shows that this conception of the past is in fact a presents the first book-length social and cultural history of the rise of consumer credit in America. He focuses on the years between and , when the legal.