The Development of Consumer Credit in Global Perspective: Business, Regulation, and Culture
Springer, Jul 16, 2012 - History - 295 pages
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.
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