Household accounts : working-class family economies in the interwar United States / Susan Porter Benson ; afterword by David Montgomery

Author(s): Benson, Susan Porter, 1943-2005
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Subjects: Households--Economic aspects--United States--History--20th century
Families--Economic aspects--United States--History--20th century
Working class--United States--History--20th century
Consumption (Economics)--United States--History--20th century
United States--Economic conditions--1918-1945
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2007
LC Classification: H, HC
Notes: LCCN: 2006102926
ISBN: 9780801437236 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0801437237 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: "Living on the margin" : working-class marriages and family survival strategies -- "Cooperative conflict" : gender, generation, and consumption in working-class families -- The mutuality of shared spaces -- What goes 'round, comes 'round : working-class reciprocity -- The family economy in the marketplace
Physical Description: xiii, 233 p. ; 24 cm
OCLC Number: 77574630
ISBN/ISSN: 9780801437236
0801437237

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