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Thrift : a cyclopedia : being an early attempt to assemble the best of what is known from history and literature about one of our most provocative words for those who are not ashamed to think anew about happiness, extravagance, and thriving

Author: David Blankenhorn
Publisher: West Conshohocken, Pa. : Templeton Foundation Press, ©2008.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Quotations
Quotations, maxims, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Blankenhorn, David.
Thrift.
West Conshohocken, Pa. : Templeton Foundation Press, c2008
(DLC) 2008006962
(OCoLC)212375763
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Blankenhorn
ISBN: 9781599472294 1599472295
OCLC Number: 739704760
Notes: "A Companion to the traveling exhibition, Thrift: In Search of the Art of Living Well and the Report to the Nation, For a New Thrift: Confronting the Debt Culture."
Developed after a conference of scholars the author convened In October of 2005, at the request of the John Templeton Foundation, to discuss the history of thrift as an American value and practice.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 351 p.) : ill.
Contents: Pt. 1. What is thrift? --
pt. 2. The cases against thrift --
pt. 3. Visionaries --
pt. 4. Institutions --
pt. 5. Movements --
pt. 6. Thrift wisdom.
Responsibility: David Blankenhorn.

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