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Borrow : the America way of debt/ Louis Hyman.

Book Book (c2012.)
Description: x, 292 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Publisher: New York, NY : Vintage Books, c2012.
6 of 6 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 6 total copies.
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Endicott College General Collection HG 3756 .U54 H95 2012 (Text to Phone) Available -
Merrimack College Stacks (2nd) HG3756.U54 H95 2012 (Text to Phone) Available -
Northern Essex - Haverhill Campus Stacks HG3756.U54 H95 2012 (Text to Phone) Available -
Salem Adult Non-Fiction 332.743/HYMAN (Text to Phone) Available -
Salem State University Stacks HG3756.U54H95 2012 (Text to Phone) Available -
Wakefield Adult Nonfiction (2nd Floor) 332.743 Hyman (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 9780307741684 (trade pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0307741680 (trade pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780307744906 (ebook : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0307744906 (ebook : alk. paper)
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: Introduction: everything old is new again -- When personal debt was really business debt (2000 BC-1920 AD) -- Everybody paid cash for the Model T (1908-1929) -- Fannie Mae can save America (1924-1939) -- How I learned to stop worrying and love the debt (1945-1960) -- Discounted goods and distributed credit (1959-1970) -- Bringing good things to life (1970-1985) -- If only the gnomes had known (1968-1986) -- The house of credit cards (1986-2008) -- Conclusion: turning the magic of borrowing into the reality of prosperity.
Summary: Provides key principles of both macro and microeconomics, discussing such issues as why budget deficits matter, what the Federal Reserve actually does, and why health insurance is so expensive.


Hyman, Louis. "Borrow : the America way of debt." New York, NY : Vintage Books, 2012.

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