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Thrift : a Cyclopedia.

Author: David Blankenhorn
Publisher: West Conshohocken : Templeton Press, 1995.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Blankenhorn, David.
Thrift : A Cyclopedia.
West Conshohocken : Templeton Press, ©1995
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Blankenhorn
ISBN: 9781599472294 1599472295
OCLC Number: 731646862
Description: 1 online resource (361 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Introduction; Part One: What Is Thrift?; 1. Thrift as Growing; 2. Thrift as Good Fortune; 3. Thrift as Prospering; 4. Thrift as Saving; 5. Thrift as Hoarding; 6. What Thrift Is; Part Two: The Cases against Thrift; 7. The Ascetic's Case; 8. The Prophet's Case; 9. The Gentleman's Case; 10. The Sensualist's Case; 11. The Economist's Case; 12. The Socialist's Case; 13. The Spendthrift's Case; Part Three: Visionaries; 14. By Dint of His Thrift; 15. The More Treasure They Will Lay Up in Heaven; 16. The Art of Making Money Plenty. 17. Duncan of Ruthwell18. Knox's Bank; 19. Those Rules of Thrift and Economy; 20. Those Who Are Not Ashamed of Economy; 21. The Prophet of Victorian England; 22. Sikes of Huddersfield; 23. Who Catches the Vision?; 24. A Constant Lesson in Thrift; 25. The Greater Thrift; 26. Always Had a Broom in My Hand; 27. A Day Labourer So Long; 28. The Idea of Thrift; 29. That We May Save the Greatest; 30. A Person Who Makes Beautiful Things; 31. Character in the Highest and Best Sense; 32. Beauty in Homespun; 33. Creative Economy; 34. Take the Nickels and Turn Them into Dollars. 35. Some Reflection of the Simple Virtues36. George Never Leaves Bedford Falls; Part Four: Institutions; 37. Thrift Boxes; 38. Gardens; 39. Friendly and Fraternal Societies; 40. Mutual Savings Banks; 41. Producer and Consumer Cooperatives; 42. Building and Loan Associations; 43. Credit Unions; 44. Public Libraries; 45. Thrift Shops; Part Five: Movements; 46. To Build International Solidarity; 47. To Bring People Together; 48. To Organize Sacrifice; 49. To Train Children; Part Six: Thrift Wisdom; 50. Proverbs and Maxims; Conclusion: The Possibilities of American Thrift; Acknowledgments.

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