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Thrift : the history of an American cultural movement / Andrew L. Yarrow.

Author/Creator:
Yarrow, Andrew L. author.
Publication:
Amherst ; Boston : University of Massachusetts Press, [2014]
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 209 pages ; 23 cm
Subjects:
Thriftiness -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Social movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Social values -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Saving and investment -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 20th century.
United States -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Contents:
Prelude
The early twentieth-century American thrift movement
Precursors of a movement
Thrift's heyday, 1910s/1930
Teaching thrift in the schools
The philosophy of thrift
National Thrift Week
Allies and strange bedfellows
The international dimension
The decline of thrift
From thrift to sustainability.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781625341327
1625341326
9781625341310
1625341318
OCLC:
880861073
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