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Thrift and Thriving in America: Capitalism and Moral Order from the Puritan…



Thrift and Thriving in America is a collection of groundbreaking essays from leading scholars across the humanities and social sciences on the seminal importance of thrift to American culture and history. Underpinning the rich diversity of disciplinary perspectives presented in this volume are two overarching claims. First, far from the narrow rendering of thrift as a synonym of saving and scrimping, thrift possesses a surprising capaciousness and dynamism. Second, the idiom of thrift has,…


Thrift And Thriving In America

Pub Date : 2011-07-29 | Author : Joshua Yates | Publisher : OUP USA

ISBN 10 : 9780199769063
ISBN 13 : 0199769060

Thrift and Thriving in America is a collection of groundbreaking essays on the significance of thrift throughout American history. It reveals thrift as a dynamic moral ideal and pr..



The Moral Consequences Of Economic Growth

Pub Date : 2010-11-03 | Author : Benjamin M. Friedman | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 9780307773456
ISBN 13 : 0307773450

From the author of Day of Reckoning, the acclaimed critique of Ronald Reagan’s economic policy (“Every citizen should read it,” said The New York Times): a persuasive, wide-r..


Memories Of Evil

Pub Date : 1912-11-16 | Author : Peter Kubicek | Publisher : BookBaby

ISBN 10 : 9781624883477
ISBN 13 : 1624883478

I was born in1930 in a town called Trencin, in what was then Czechoslovakia -- a country that no longer exists. It is now called the Slovak Republic. I was the only child of well-t..


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