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The Theory and Practice of Induced Depression

Mark Metzler

in Lever of Empire: The International Gold Standard and the Crisis of Liberalism in Prewar Japan

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520244207
eISBN:
9780520931794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520244207.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter notes that Inoue Junnosuke's policies were part of a worldwide stabilization movement in which Morgan and Company institutionally and Thomas W. Lamont personally played a leading role. ... More


Public Culture in Arab Detroit: Creating Arab/American Identities in a Transnational Domain

Walter Armbrust (ed.)

in Mass Mediations: New Approaches to Popular Culture in the Middle East and Beyond

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520219250
eISBN:
9780520923096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520219250.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Middle Eastern Cultural Anthropology

This chapter argues that even relatively mobile transnational communities must still contend with a powerful imperative to reterritorialize, or to become rooted in a place and in national ... More


The First Wall Street: Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, and the Birth of American Finance

Robert E. Wright

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226910260
eISBN:
9780226910291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226910291.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

When Americans think of investment and finance, they think of Wall Street—though this was not always the case. During the dawn of the Republic, Philadelphia was the center of American finance. The ... More


The Twenties

Michael R. Yogg

in Passion for Reality: The Extraordinary Life of the Investing Pioneer Paul Cabot

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231167468
eISBN:
9780231537025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231167468.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter explores the contributions of Paul Cabot to the world of American finance during the 1920s. At the time, an average investor was often left to face alone the problems of betting on ... More


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