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The Russo-Chinese Bank (1896–1910): An International Bank in Russia and Asia

Kazuhiko Yago

in The Origins of International Banking in Asia: The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646326
eISBN:
9780191745256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646326.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

It was not only British and French banks that developed extensive operations in the Far East before the First World War for there were representatives from Germany and Russia as well as other ... More


The Battle of the Bourses?: Competition between Stock Exchanges in the Twentieth Century

Ranald C. Michie

in Financial Centres and International Capital Flows in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199603503
eISBN:
9780191729249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603503.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Located at the heart of every major financial centre stock exchanges provide the interface between the money and capital markets. The key role that they played provide a means of studying the degree ... More


The Decline of Paris as an International Financial Centre 1914–1940

Laure Quennouëlle-Corre

in Financial Centres and International Capital Flows in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199603503
eISBN:
9780191729249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603503.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Paris, considered until 1914 as the second international financial centre after London, declined more than the other ones after WW1. This study revaluates the different factors which could have led ... More


War and Economic Transformation, 1793–1815

Youssef Cassis and Philip L. Cottrell

in Private Banking in Europe: Rise, Retreat, and Resurgence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198735755
eISBN:
9780191799723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735755.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Business History

More than twenty years of almost continuous warfare had a very substantial impact, affecting bankers and financiers throughout Europe. The third chapter analyses its wide-ranging effects: by ... More


The Onset of the Corporate Economy, 1870–1914

Youssef Cassis and Philip L. Cottrell

in Private Banking in Europe: Rise, Retreat, and Resurgence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198735755
eISBN:
9780191799723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735755.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Business History

From 1870 onwards, private bankers were confronted with the rise of increasingly large and powerful joint-stock banks, in a fast expanding and internationally open economy. Chapter 5 considers how ... More


Scent and Paris

Geoffrey Jones

in Beauty Imagined: A History of the Global Beauty Industry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199639625
eISBN:
9780191806841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199639625.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter traces the growth of the modern beauty industry from its origins in the craft of making perfume. The craft itself has an ancient and global heritage. Roman emperors were said to have ... More


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