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The Resource Pocketbook politics : economic citizenship in twentieth-century America, Meg Jacobs

Pocketbook politics : economic citizenship in twentieth-century America, Meg Jacobs

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Pocketbook politics : economic citizenship in twentieth-century America
Title
Pocketbook politics
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economic citizenship in twentieth-century America
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Meg Jacobs
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Language
eng
Summary
""How much does it cost?"" We think of this question as one that preoccupies the nation's shoppers, not its statesmen. But, as Pocketbook Politics dramatically shows, the twentieth-century American polity in fact developed in response to that very consumer concern. In this groundbreaking study, Meg Jacobs demonstrates how pocketbook politics provided the engine for American political conflict throughout the twentieth century. From Woodrow Wilson to Franklin Roosevelt to Richard Nixon, national politics turned on public anger over the high cost of living. Beginning with th
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Illustrations
illustrations
Index
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English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Politics and society in twentieth-century America
Pocketbook politics : economic citizenship in twentieth-century America, Meg Jacobs
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Pocketbook politics : economic citizenship in twentieth-century America, Meg Jacobs
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt4cgcx7
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Originally published: 2005
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Economic Citizenship in the Twentieth Century; PART I. THE HIGH COST OF LIVING AND THE RISE OF POCKETBOOK POLITICS, 1900-1930; Chapter One: From the Bargain Basement to the Bargaining Table, 1900-1917; Chapter Two: Business without a Buyer, 1917-1930; PART II. PURCHASING POWER TO THE PEOPLE,1930-1940; Chapter Three: The New Deal and the Problem of Prices, 1930-1935; Chapter Four: The New Deal and the Problem of Wages, 1935-1940; PART III. THE EVILS OF INFLATION IN WAR AND PEACE, 1940-1960
  • Chapter Five: The Consumer Goes to War, 1940-1946Chapter Six: Pocketbook Politics in an Age of Inflation, 1946-1960; Epilogue: Back to Bargain Hunting; Notes; Index
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