Worlds of Consumption

The Development of Consumer Credit in Global Perspective

Business, Regulation, and Culture

Editors: Logemann, J. (Ed.)

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This volume brings together historians, economists, political scientists, and anthropologists to present a global perspective on the new forms of lending and borrowing that have become a key feature of twentieth-century mass consumer societies, emphasizing comparative and transnational historical perspectives.  

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • Introduction: Toward a Global History of Credit in Modern Consumer Societies

    Logemann, Jan

    Pages 1-20

  • Selling Televisions on Credit: The Rise of Consumer Loans in Postwar France

    Gaillard, Isabelle

    Pages 23-40

  • Moral or Modern Marketing?

    Belvederesi-Kochs, Rebecca

    Pages 41-62

  • Credit in a Nation of Savers: The Growth of Consumer Borrowing in Japan

    Gordon, Andrew

    Pages 63-81

  • The Business of Working-Class Credit: Subprime Markets in the United Kingdom since 1880

    O’Connell, Sean

    Pages 85-107

Buy this book

eBook $79.99
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  • ISBN 978-0-230-34105-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Development of Consumer Credit in Global Perspective
Book Subtitle
Business, Regulation, and Culture
Editors
  • J. Logemann
Series Title
Worlds of Consumption
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-06207-9
DOI
10.1057/9781137062079
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-34105-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 295
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