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Postwar Consumer Credit: Borrowing for Prosperity

Louis Hyman

in Debtor Nation: The History of America in Red Ink

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691140681
eISBN:
9781400838400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691140681.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines postwar consumer credit. Many in the postwar United States achieved a material prosperity that, in debt's absence, they could not have attained. Indeed, this postwar prosperity ... More


The Fight against Want: Material Prosperity, Inequality, and Poverty with Elisabeth Garratt and Lindsay Richards

Anthony F. Heath, Elisabeth Garratt, Ridhi Kashyap, Yaojun Li, and Lindsay Richards

in Social Progress in Britain

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198805489
eISBN:
9780191843556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805489.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

How successful has Britain been in tackling the giant of Want? Britain experienced greatly increased standards of material prosperity during the second half of the twentieth century, with a fourfold ... More


Social Progress in Britain

Anthony F. Heath

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198805489
eISBN:
9780191843556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198805489.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

Social Progress in Britain examines how much progress has made in the years since Sir William Beveridge described the ‘five giants on the road to reconstruction’—the giants of Want, Disease, ... More


On Certain Limitations of the Thoughtful Public in America

John J. McDermott (ed.)

in The Basic Writings of Josiah Royce, Volume II: Logic, Loyalty, and Community

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823224845
eISBN:
9780823284894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823224845.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter looks at the thoughtful public in America. The term “contemporary American idealist” refers to a man or woman who is consciously and predominantly guided, in the purposes and in the ... More


Christmas in Germany: A Cultural History

Joe Perry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833643
eISBN:
9781469604947
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899410_perry
Subject:
History, European Modern History

For poets, priests, and politicians—and especially ordinary Germans—in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the image of the loving nuclear family gathered around the Christmas tree symbolized the ... More


Conclusion: A Dream Deferred

Artemy M. Kalinovsky

in Laboratory of Socialist Development: Cold War Politics and Decolonization in Soviet Tajikistan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781501715563
eISBN:
9781501715587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501715563.003.0011
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter discusses the Soviet experience. The Russian Revolution and Stalin's death were among the three postcolonial moments recorded during the Soviet period. The living standard improvements ... More


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