Republic of Debtors

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Harvard University Press, 2002 - 344 من الصفحات
Debt was an inescapable fact of life in early America. At the beginning of the eighteenth century, its sinfulness was preached by ministers and the right to imprison debtors was unquestioned. By 1800, imprisonment for debt was under attack and insolvency was no longer seen as a moral failure, merely an economic setback. In Republic of Debtors, authorBruce H. Mann illuminates this crucial transformation in early American society.
 

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DEBTORS AND CREDITORS
6
THE LAW OF FAILURE
34
IMPRISONED DEBTORS IN THE EARLY REPUBLIC
78
THE IMAGERY OF INSOLVENCY
109
A SHADOW REPUBLIC
147
THE POLITICS OF INSOLVENCY
166
THE FACES OF BANKRUPTCY
221
CONCLUSION
254
NOTES
265
INDEX
339
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نبذة عن المؤلف (2002)

Bruce H. Mann is Professor of Law and History at the University of Pennsylvania.

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