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Debtor nation : the history of America in red ink

Author: Louis Hyman
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2011.
Series: Politics and society in twentieth-century America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis Hyman
ISBN: 9780691140681 0691140685 9780691156163 0691156166
OCLC Number: 979152265
Notes: First paperback printing - title page verso.
Description: [ix], 379 p. : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Making credit modern: the origins of the debt infrastructure in the 1920s. Debt and recovery: New Deal housing policy and the making of national mortgage markets --
How commercial bankers discovered consumer credit: the Federal Housing Administration and personal loan departments --
War and credit: government regulation and changing credit practices --
Postwar consumer credit: borrowing for prosperity --
Legitimating the credit infrastructure: race, gender and credit access --
Securing debt in an insecure world --
Epilogue: debt as choice, debt as structure.
Series Title: Politics and society in twentieth-century America.
Responsibility: Louis Hyman.


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