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Indentured Students

How Government-Guaranteed Loans Left Generations Drowning in College Debt

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$29.95 • £23.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674251489

Publication Date: 08/03/2021


400 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

7 photos, 3 illus.

Belknap Press


  • Introduction: Drowning in Debt
  • 1. Honorably Financing College
  • 2. Will Work for School
  • 3. A Bill of Rights for Only Some GIs
  • 4. The Fizzled Response to Sputnik
  • 5. Federally Guaranteed Students
  • 6. Reauthorizing the Loan Industry
  • 7. Bankers Lose Their Sweetheart Deal
  • Epilogue: A Brave New World of Indentured Students
  • Appendix 1. Revenue Sources for Higher Education Institutions by Academic Year, 1909–1910 to 1989–1990
  • Appendix 2. Median Household Income by Race and Hispanic Origin, 1967 to 2018
  • Appendix 3. Consumer Debt since 1945
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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