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The Resource Financing the American Dream : a Cultural History of Consumer Credit

Financing the American Dream : a Cultural History of Consumer Credit

Label
Financing the American Dream : a Cultural History of Consumer Credit
Title
Financing the American Dream
Title remainder
a Cultural History of Consumer Credit
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Once there was a golden age of American thrift, when citizens lived sensibly within their means and worked hard to stay out of debt. The growing availability of credit in this century, however, has brought those days to an end--undermining traditional moral virtues such as prudence, diligence, and the delay of gratification while encouraging reckless consumerism. Or so we commonly believe. In this engaging and thought-provoking book, Lendol Calder shows that this conception of the past is in fact a myth. Calder presents the first book-length social and cultural history of the rise of consumer c
Cataloging source
MERUC
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Calder, Lendol
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Consumer credit
  • Consumption (Economics)
  • Consumers
  • HISTORY
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • Consumer credit
  • Consumers
  • Consumption (Economics)
  • United States
Label
Financing the American Dream : a Cultural History of Consumer Credit
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents
Control code
ocn700686841
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (394 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400822836
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt10f7s
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)700686841
Label
Financing the American Dream : a Cultural History of Consumer Credit
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents
Control code
ocn700686841
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (394 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400822836
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt10f7s
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)700686841

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