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Brophy-Warren, Sorcha

Overview
Works: 1 works in 10 publications in 1 language and 1,520 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: HC110.S3, 332.10973
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Most widely held works by Sorcha Brophy-Warren
Franklin's thrift : the lost history of an American virtue by David Blankenhorn( Book )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Americans today often think of thrift as a negative value & mdash;a miserly hoarding of resources and a denial of pleasure. Even more telling, many Americans don't even think of thrift at all anymore. Franklin & rsquo;s Thrift challenges this state of mind by recovering the rich history of thrift as a quintessentially American virtue. The contributors to this volume trace how, from the eighteenth century on, the idea and practice of thrift has been a robust part of the American vision of economic freedom and social abundance. For Benjamin Franklin, who personified and promoted the idea, thrift mean
 
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Franklin's thrift : the lost history of an American virtue
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Warren, Sorcha Brophy-

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