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The Resource Freaks of fortune : the emerging world of capitalism and risk in America, Jonathan Levy

Freaks of fortune : the emerging world of capitalism and risk in America, Jonathan Levy

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Freaks of fortune : the emerging world of capitalism and risk in America
Title
Freaks of fortune
Title remainder
the emerging world of capitalism and risk in America
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Levy
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Amid the nineteenth-century's waning faith in God's providence, Americans increasingly confronted unanticipated challenges to their independence and security in the boom and bust chance-world of capitalism. Freaks of Fortune is one of the first books to excavate the historical origins of our own financialized times and risk-defined lives."--Pub. desc
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1978-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Levy, Jonathan
Dewey number
330.12/2097309034
Index
index present
LC call number
HC105
LC item number
.L48 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Capitalism
  • Risk
  • Risk-taking (Psychology)
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Freaks of fortune : the emerging world of capitalism and risk in America, Jonathan Levy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The assumption of risk -- The perils of the seas -- The actuarial science of freedom -- The failure of the freedman's bank -- Betting the farm -- Fraternity in the age of capital -- Trading the future -- The trust question
Control code
789661554
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
414 pages
Isbn
9780674047488
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012014805
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)789661554
Label
Freaks of fortune : the emerging world of capitalism and risk in America, Jonathan Levy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The assumption of risk -- The perils of the seas -- The actuarial science of freedom -- The failure of the freedman's bank -- Betting the farm -- Fraternity in the age of capital -- Trading the future -- The trust question
Control code
789661554
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
414 pages
Isbn
9780674047488
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2012014805
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)789661554

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