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Establishment and Governance of the Antebellum Bank

Howard Bodenhorn

in State Banking in Early America: A New Economic History

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195147766
eISBN:
9780199832910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195147766.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Bank chartering in early America was high‐stakes politics. Legislators were asked to create corporations with governance structures and corporate hierarchies that would be accountable and ... More


Middle Atlantic: Conservatism and Experimentation

Howard Bodenhorn

in State Banking in Early America: A New Economic History

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195147766
eISBN:
9780199832910
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195147766.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Bank chartering in New York, Pennsylvania, and Maryland was contentious, often corrupt, high‐stakes politics. The corruption surrounding bank chartering made it difficult for cooperative interbank ... More


British Banknote Issuance in China: Cross-Imperial Connections

Niv Horesh

in Chinese Money in Global Context: Historic Junctures Between 600 BCE and 2012

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804787192
eISBN:
9780804788540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804787192.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The chapter offers a brief overview of British banking in prewar China before the outbreak of the Sino-Japanese War in 1937. Focusing on the two leading British banks in Shanghai, it traces ... More


Voluntary Associations, Corporate Rights, and the State: Legal Constraints on the Development of American Civil Society, 1750–1900

Ruth H. Bloch and Naomi R. Lamoreaux

in Organizations, Civil Society, and the Roots of Development

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226426365
eISBN:
9780226426532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226426532.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The freedom of citizens to form voluntary associations has long been viewed as an essential ingredient of modern civil society. Our chapter revises the standard Tocquevillian account of associational ... More


Federal and State Commercial Banking Policy in the Federalist Era and Beyond

Howard Bodenhorn

in Founding Choices: American Economic Policy in the 1790s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226384740
eISBN:
9780226384764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226384764.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter describes the founding choices with respect to the banking system in the United States. The chapter shows that Robert Morris's Bank of North America, the nation's first bank which had ... More


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