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Republic of Debtors

Bankruptcy in the Age of American Independence

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$26.00 • £20.95 • €23.50

ISBN 9780674032415

Publication Date: 04/15/2009

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358 pages

5-11/16 x 8-15/16 inches

1 halftone

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  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. Debtors and Creditors
  • 2. The Law of Failure
  • 3. Imprisoned Debtors in the Early Republic
  • 4. The Imagery of Insolvency
  • 5. A Shadow Republic
  • 6. The Politics of Insolvency
  • 7. The Faces of Bankruptcy
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • Co-Winner, 2004 James Willard Hurst Prize, Law and Society Association
  • 2002 SHEAR Book Prize, Society for Historians of the Early American Republic
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