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London and Paris as International Financial Centres in the Twentieth Century

Youssef Cassis and Eric Bussière (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269495
eISBN:
9780191710162
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269495.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

London and Paris, the world's two leading financial centres in the 19th century, experienced differing fortunes during the 20th century. While London remained an international financial centre, ... More


Necker and Aristocratic Constitutionalism: The British Connection*

Nigel Aston

in The Crisis of the Absolute Monarchy: France from Old Regime to Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265383
eISBN:
9780191760433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265383.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Jacques Necker progressively advocated political values for the French monarchy that were broadly in line with those operative within a British constitutional nexus. He came to see the value of a ... More


The Hundred Years War, 1337–1453

Anne Curry

in The Practice of Strategy: From Alexander the Great to the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608638
eISBN:
9780191731754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608638.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The Hundred Years War offers an opportunity to consider strategy in the context of medieval European warfare in general, while also considering the specifics of the Anglo‐French conflict of the ... More


Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson: A Political Soldier

Keith Jeffery

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199239672
eISBN:
9780191719493
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239672.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson, an Irishman who in June 1922 was assassinated on his doorstep in London by Irish republicans, was one of the most controversial British soldiers of that age. Before ... More


The Internationalization of Colonialism: Britain, France, and Black Africa 1939-1956

John Kent

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203025
eISBN:
9780191675669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203025.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This book offers a scholarly study of British and French policy in their West African colonies during World War II and its aftermath. It shows how the broader requirements of the Anglo-French ... More


The Peacemakers and the State: Pontifical Diplomacy and the Anglo-French Conflict in the Fourteenth Century

Françoise Autrand

in War and Competition between States

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202141
eISBN:
9780191675188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202141.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the emergence of the so-called pontifical diplomacy in the context of the Anglo-French conflict in the 14th century. During this period, making peace in the midst of the ... More


Military and Diplomatic Developments, 1830–1833: Preserving the Ottoman Empire and Countering the British Threat

Alexander Bitis

in Russia and the Eastern Question: Army, Government and Society, 1815-1833

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263273
eISBN:
9780191734700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263273.003.0013
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter outlines the strategic implications of Russia's support of the Porte during the Mohammed Ali crisis and, following the formation of an anti-Russian Anglo-French coalition, Nicholas l's ... More


Anglo-French Tensions

Malcolm Vale

in The Origins of the Hundred Years War: The Angevin Legacy 1250–1340

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206200
eISBN:
9780191677014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206200.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Military History

It is generally agreed by historians that the Anglo-French treaty concluded between Henry III and Louis IX at Paris, France, in 1259 lay behind many of the problems from which subsequent Anglo-French ... More


The Money Trust (1890–1920)

Charles R. Geisst

in Wall Street: A History

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195130867
eISBN:
9780199871155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130863.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Financial Economics

The money trust and the development of the Federal Reserve. The central role of Wall Street power brokers in the country and the increasing sophistication of the exchanges. The Pecora hearings in ... More


The Familiar Enemy: Chaucer, Language, and Nation in the Hundred Years War

Ardis Butterfield

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199574865
eISBN:
9780191722127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574865.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

The Familiar Enemy re‐examines the linguistic, literary, and cultural identities of England and France within the context of the Hundred Years War. During this war, two highly ... More


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