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The consumer in American society

personal and family finance

by Archie William Troelstrup

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Consumer education,
  • Home economics -- Accounting

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Arch W. Troelstrup.
    SeriesMcGraw-Hill series in finance
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTX335 .T76 1974
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 678 p.
    Number of Pages678
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5423292M
    ISBN 100070652104
    LC Control Number73017256

      Access to society journal content varies across our titles. If you have access to a journal via a society or association membership, please browse to your society journal, select an article to view, and follow the instructions in this box. Contact us if Author: Deborah Parnis.   Frank Trentmann is a professor of history at Birkbeck College, University of London. He is the author of Empire of Things: How We Became a World of Consumers, from the Fifteenth Century to the.

    "The Water Footprint of Modern Consumer Society is worthy of the highest recommendation especially for college and university library collections" – James A. Cox, Midwest Book Review "The book is clear and concise and very well researched. It is an excellent read for anyone interested in the impact of our modern lifestyle.".   A review of the book: Financing the American Dream: A Cultural History of Consumer Credit by Lendol Calder To paraphrase Robert Frost, something there is that does not like a consumer loan. Indeed, for a long time the idea of such credit created a sensation of discomfort, insecurity and even shame.

    Sellerberg Ann-Mari, Aspers Patrik, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), Introduction. Fashion is a social phenomenon par a phenomenon it may be as old as mankind, but became common with the emergence of consumer society in the nineteenth century. It was then that social scientists started to show .   During the s, the United States was the world’s strongest military power. Its economy was booming, and the fruits of this prosperity–new cars, suburban houses and other consumer goods.


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