The Greenback: Paper Money and American Culture

The Greenback: Paper Money and American Culture

by Heinz Tschachler

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786449736
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 04/06/2010
Series: Sport & Leisure/Numismatics
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Heinz Tschachler is an associate professor of English and American studies at Alpen-Adria-University in Klagenfurt, Austria. He is the author of numerous books.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents



Acknowledgments vi

Preface 1

Introduction 7



1. Making Sense of the Buck: Cultural Representations and Signifying Practices 15

2. The Production of the Paper Dollar 31

3. Designing the Paper Dollar: Articulating Production and Consumption 62

4. The Paper Dollar and the National Symbolic 94

5. The Cultural Consumption of the Paper Dollar 127

6. Cultural Regulation: Paper Dollars and the Conduct of Life 157



Conclusion 196

Chapter Notes 203

Bibliography of Works Cited 223

Index 243

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