The poverty of disaster : debt and insecurity in eighteenth-century Britain / Tawny Paul
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- Paul, K. Tawny, 1982-, author
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- Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2019
- 1 online resource (xiii, 285 pages.) :
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- Cambridge studies in early modern British history.
- Full contents:
- The scale of incarceration : debt and the middling sort
- Credit and the economic structures of insecurity
- Social structures of insecurity
- Keeping in credit : reputation and gender
- Occupational identities and the precariousness of work
- Punishing the body : harm and the coercive nature of credit
- The worth of bodies : debt bondage, value and selfhood.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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- Electronic reproduction. Ipswich, MA Available via World Wide Web.
- Debt, Imprisonment for -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century
- Debt -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century
- Middle class -- Great Britain -- Economic conditions -- 18th century
- Financial security -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century
- Poverty -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century
- Great Britain -- Economic conditions -- 18th century
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