Credit nation : property laws and legal institutions in early America / Claire Priest

Date :

Type : Livre / Book

Langue / Language : anglais / English

ISBN : 0-691-15876-2

ISBN : 978-0-691-15876-1

Catalogue Worldcat

EAN : 9780691158761

Propriété -- États-Unis -- 17e siècle

Propriété -- États-Unis -- 18e siècle

Crédit -- Droit -- États-Unis -- 17e siècle

Crédit -- Droit -- États-Unis -- 18e siècle

Classification Dewey : 973.2

Classification Dewey : 346.73073

Collection : The Princeton economic history of the Western world / Joel Mokyr, ed. / Princeton : Princeton University Press , 1996-

Résumé / Abstract : How American colonists laid the foundations of American capitalism with an economy built on credit. Even before the United States became a country, laws prioritizing access to credit set colonial America apart from the rest of the world. Credit Nation examines how the drive to expand credit shaped property laws and legal institutions in the colonial and founding eras of the republic