The eclipse of 'elegant economy' : the impact of the Second World War on attitudes to personal finance in Britain /

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 consumpti...

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Main Author: Cohen, Martin.
Format: Book Electronic
Language:English
Published:Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., ©2012.
Series:Modern economic and social history series.
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