The Resource The eclipse of 'elegant economy' : the impact of the Second World War on attitudes to personal finance in Britain, Martin Cohen, (electronic book)

The eclipse of 'elegant economy' : the impact of the Second World War on attitudes to personal finance in Britain, Martin Cohen, (electronic book)

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The eclipse of 'elegant economy' : the impact of the Second World War on attitudes to personal finance in Britain
Title
The eclipse of 'elegant economy'
Title remainder
the impact of the Second World War on attitudes to personal finance in Britain
Statement of responsibility
Martin Cohen
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
With concepts of 'austerity' very much in the news, this book takes a fresh look at attitudes to consumption, consumerism and personal finance in Britain during the middle decades of the twentieth century. It argues that the pre-War fear of debt and social disdain for conspicuous consumption was replaced during the 1940s and 1950s by widespread acceptance of a consumer society. As the financial woes of the 21st century force a reassessment of the sustainability of a consumer-based society, this book provides a timely reminder of how attitudes to personal finance are of greater significance to
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Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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Cohen, Martin
Dewey number
330.941/0855
Index
index present
LC call number
HC256.5
LC item number
.C526 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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  • Finance, Personal
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Consumption (Economics)
  • Great Britain
Label
The eclipse of 'elegant economy' : the impact of the Second World War on attitudes to personal finance in Britain, Martin Cohen, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Fleeting crescent (1918 to 1939 and before) -- Petrified "capitalists" (the Second World War) -- Short dawn (1945 to 1947) -- First quartile (1948 to 1951) -- Dividend-seeking "socialists" (the co-operative movement) -- Spreading shadow (1951 to 1957) -- Total eclipse and its corona (1957 and beyond)
Control code
ebr10529441
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xx, 235 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The eclipse of 'elegant economy' : the impact of the Second World War on attitudes to personal finance in Britain, Martin Cohen, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Fleeting crescent (1918 to 1939 and before) -- Petrified "capitalists" (the Second World War) -- Short dawn (1945 to 1947) -- First quartile (1948 to 1951) -- Dividend-seeking "socialists" (the co-operative movement) -- Spreading shadow (1951 to 1957) -- Total eclipse and its corona (1957 and beyond)
Control code
ebr10529441
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xx, 235 p.
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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