text A nation of deadbeats : an uncommon history of America's financial disasters

A history of financial crashes in the United States offers concise explanations of little-understood principles about consumer debt that were at the core of each recession, recounting lending practices and schemes that triggered large-scale crashes and controversies.
Duer's disgrace -- A botanizing excursion -- Monkey jackets, the uncorked Mississippi, and the birth of caterpillar banks -- The second bank, the monkey jacket war, and Tenskwatawa's revenge -- The politics of panic, the economics of rags -- Levia... Read more
330 p.;
Alfred A. Knopf

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