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Complications and Co-operation, 1914–1945

Ranald C. Michie

in British Banking: Continuity and Change from 1694 to the Present

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198727361
eISBN:
9780191793516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727361.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Between 1914 and 1945 the British banking system withstood the effects of two world wars, and a global financial crisis. It proved to be highly resilient despite Britain being heavily engaged in both ... More


Indian Summer, 1914–1931

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/9780198735755.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Business History

Chapter 6 suggests that the First World War did not mark a turning point in the history of private bankers. Private banks were unevenly affected by wartime conditions: some suffered heavy losses ... More


Crises and Crescendo, 1694–1825

Ranald C. Michie

in British Banking: Continuity and Change from 1694 to the Present

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198727361
eISBN:
9780191793516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727361.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

The Bank of England was formed in 1694 and until 1825 possessed a monopoly of joint-stock banking in England and Wales though not in Scotland and Ireland. That influenced the pattern of banking ... More


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