Table of contents for American mania : when more is not enough / Peter C. Whybrow.

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Acknowledgements
Introduction
The Manic Society
Part I
The American Temperament: 
A Mania for Prosperity
Chapter One.
Adam Smith's American Dream: 
Of Desire and Debt
Chapter Two.
Curiosity and the Promised Land:
 Of Origins and Opportunism
Chapter Three.
The American Temperament: 
Of Risk and Reward
Part II
Over the Top:
Prosperity's Paradox
Chapter Four.
America Bubbles Over: 
Of Globalization and Greed
Chapter Five.
A Growing Burden: 
Of Appetite and Abundance
Chapter Six.
The Time Trade: 
Of Clocks and Competition.
Part III
More is not Enough:
Prosperity Reconsidered
Chapter Seven.
Dreams for Sale:
 Of Culture and Commerce
Chapter Eight.
The Roots of Happiness: 
Of Compassion and Community
Chapter Nine.
Finding Balance in the Age of the Merchant: 
Of Self and Society
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Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Social values -- United States.
Wealth -- Social aspects -- United States.
Consumption (Economics) -- Health aspects -- United States.
Self-interest -- United States.
Social ethics -- United States.
Happiness.
National characteristics, American -- History.