The Development of Consumer Credit in Global Perspective: Business, Regulation, and Culture

  • Jan Logemann

Part of the Worlds of Consumption book series (WC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction: Toward a Global History of Credit in Modern Consumer Societies

  3. Lenders and Lending Practices

  4. Borrowers and Credit Access

  5. State Regulation and Credit Policies

  6. Cultures of Credit

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 275-295

About this book


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.  

Editors and affiliations

  • Jan Logemann
    • 1
  1. 1.German Historical InstituteUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2012
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-34386-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-06207-9
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