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City Bankers, 1890-1914 : Msh - Youssef Cassis

City Bankers, 1890-1914


By: Youssef Cassis, Margaret Rocques (Translator)

Hardcover Published: 28th October 1994
ISBN: 9780521441889
Number Of Pages: 368

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This book is a major contribution to a controversial area of economic history and to the debate about the nature of British society in the late Victorian and Edwardian eras. Translated into English for the first time, it provides a detailed analysis of the banking community of London when the City was the undisputed financial center of the world. Attention is paid to the social origins, education careers, business interests and fortunes of its members, to the networks of relationships of its most important dynasties, as well as to the political influence of the world of banking.

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Introduction to English edition
Banks and bankers
Paths to banking
The banking profession
Financial interests and commitments
Banks' profits, bankers' fortunes
Marriages and dynasties
The aristocratic way of life
Finance and politics
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ISBN: 9780521441889
ISBN-10: 0521441889
Series: Msh
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 368
Published: 28th October 1994
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.57 x 15.9  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.68

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