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Hyman, Louis, 1977-
Debtor nation : the history of America in red ink / Louis Hyman
Alternate Title History of America in red ink
Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2011
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  HG3756.U54 H96 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Consumer credit -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Debt -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Loans, Personal -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Subject United States -- Economic conditions -- 20th century
United States -- Economic policy -- 20th century
Physical Description [ix], 378 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [293]-364] and index
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 Politics and society in twentieth-century America

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