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The Resource In cheap we trust : the story of a misunderstood American virtue, Lauren Weber

In cheap we trust : the story of a misunderstood American virtue, Lauren Weber

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In cheap we trust : the story of a misunderstood American virtue
Title
In cheap we trust
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the story of a misunderstood American virtue
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Lauren Weber
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Language
eng
Summary
Considers our hot-and-cold relationship with thrift and offers a colorful ride through its history in America, from Ben Franklin and his famous maxims to the branding of Jews and the Chinese as cheap in order to neutralize the economic competition they represented
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DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
HG179
LC item number
.W387 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
In cheap we trust : the story of a misunderstood American virtue, Lauren Weber
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Includes bibliographical references (p.[285]-304) and index
Contents
"The crowd approved the doctrine, and immediately practiced the contrary" -- A nation of savers -- "What use can a woman have for arithmetic?" -- Cheap Jews and thrifty Chinese -- "Use it up, wear it out, make it do, or do without" -- Lively golf balls and two-Ford freedom : the postwar years -- Spendthrift nation -- Eco-cheap -- Living cheap in the age of mass consumption -- Cheapskate psychology -- Conclusion
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Dimensions
22 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 310 p.
Isbn
9780316030281
Lccn
2009015516
System control number
(OCoLC)318877975

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