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Who Wins and Who Loses in the City of London from the Establishment of European Monetary Union

Leila Talani

in After the Euro: Shaping Institutions for Governance in the Wake of European Monetary Union

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198296393
eISBN:
9780191599002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198296398.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The author analyses the different positions in relation to the single European currency of the many different types of firm and interest organizations in the London financial sector. There is ... More


The City of London as a Centre for International Banking: The Asian Dimension in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries 1

Ranald Michie

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/9780199646326.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter identifies the City of London as occupying a place at the very centre of international banking over the space of two centuries. London’s success is seen to rest on the combination of a ... More


The Whigs, the City, and Free Trade, 1846–1853

Anthony Howe

in Free Trade and Liberal England 1846–1946

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201465
eISBN:
9780191674891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201465.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

This chapter focuses on Whig contribution to the establishment and dominance of free trade in Victorian Britain. The years 1846–1852 offered the Whigs their most hopeful opportunity to rival Peel’s ... More


City Politician 1771–1775

Peter D. G. Thomas

in John Wilkes: A Friend to Liberty

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205449
eISBN:
9780191676642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205449.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses Wilkes' time in the City of London, which engrossed his political attention in the early 1770s. He deployed his popularity in the city to combat and embarrass the King's ... More


The Rise and Fall of Globalization

Geoffrey Jones

in British Multinational Banking, 1830-1990

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206026
eISBN:
9780191676925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206026.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter focuses on the transformation of the multinational banking industry from the 1960s. The arrival of global financial markets changed the banking industry greatly. The City of London ... More


International Correspondent Networks: Asian and British Banks in the Twentieth Century 1

Simon Mollan

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/9780199646326.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Using the products of an extensive and carefully compiled database this chapter presents, for the first time, a detailed examination of the network of international finance. As the need to make and ... More


‘Civilizinge of those Rude Partes’: Colonization within Britain and Ireland, 1580s-1640s

Jane H. Ohlmeyer

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume I: The Origins of Empire: British Overseas Enterprise to the Close of the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205623
eISBN:
9780191676703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205623.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

In the wake of English victory at the end of the Nine Years War, Ulster met a similar fate. The unexpected flight of leading Irish lords to the continent and the revolt of Sir Cahir O'Dogherty ... More


The City of London and the Politics of ‘Invisibles’

Aled Davies

in The City of London and Social Democracy: The Political Economy of Finance in Britain, 1959 - 1979

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198804116
eISBN:
9780191842351
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804116.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter considers the resurgence of the City of London as an international financial centre in the late twentieth century. It highlights the role played by a campaign to promote the revival of ... More


The City: Counting Irish Houses

Craig Bailey

in Irish London: Middle-Class Migration in the Global Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318818
eISBN:
9781846318009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318818.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the relationships between Irish merchants in the City of London. Analysis of trade directories allows for an assessment of 135 Irish houses in the City. Mapping out where Irish ... More


East Meets West: John Paterson and the Politics of Improvement in Georgian London

Perry Gauci

in Revisiting The Polite and Commercial People: Essays in Georgian Politics, Society, and Culture in Honour of Professor Paul Langford

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198802631
eISBN:
9780191840937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802631.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter focuses on the debates surrounding the development of Blackfriars Bridge, the third major Thames crossing completed in 1769. Both physically and metaphorically situated at the meeting of ... More


Finding the Restaurant

Brenda Assael

in The London Restaurant, 1840-1914

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198817604
eISBN:
9780191859106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817604.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

Chapter 1 offers a typology and geographical survey of the Victorian and Edwardian London restaurant. It opens with a quantitative overview, using Kelly’s Post Office Directories, in order to ... More


The City of London in the Eighteenth Century: Corporate Pressures and their Consequences

Ian Doolittle

in Revisiting The Polite and Commercial People: Essays in Georgian Politics, Society, and Culture in Honour of Professor Paul Langford

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198802631
eISBN:
9780191840937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198802631.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

The City of London and its Livery Companies were subject to various corporate pressures in the eighteenth century. Systemic problems with debt, property income, membership, and office-holding shaped ... More


Dekker and Company

Henry S. Turner

in The Corporate Commonwealth: Pluralism and Political Fictions in England, 1516-1651

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226363356
eISBN:
9780226363493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226363493.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter focuses on the guild and livery company as corporate forms: on the place of guilds and livery companies within the “body politic” of the City of London, and the relation of guilds, ... More


The International Financial Challenges of War and Revolution, 1904–1906

Jennifer Siegel

in For Peace and Money: French and British Finance in the Service of Tsars and Commissars

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199387816
eISBN:
9780199387847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199387816.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter looks at the challenges of the 1904–1906 Russian imperial state loan negotiations. These loans were thrashed out in the face of civil unrest in response to the costly Russo-Japanese War ... More


Flashback: An Engineer’s Education

Ian Christie

in Robert Paul and the Origins of British Cinema

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226105628
eISBN:
9780226610115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226610115.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Robert Paul was the oldest of five children, born to a London shipping agent and a clergyman’s daughter in Islington in 1869. The family moved around London, while Robert seems to have been the only ... More


From financial crisis to fiscal crisis

Ian Gough

in Social Policy in Challenging Times: Economic Crisis and Welfare Systems

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9781847428288
eISBN:
9781447305521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428288.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter explores the transformation of the 2008 financial crisis into a fiscal crisis and a welfare crisis. It provides an endogenous theoretical explanation of the crisis in terms of the ... More


The City of London and Social Democracy: The Political Economy of Finance in Britain, 1959 - 1979

Aled Davies

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198804116
eISBN:
9780191842351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804116.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

The City of London and Social Democracy: The Political Economy of Finance in Post-War Britain evaluates the changing relationship between the United Kingdom financial sector (colloquially referred to ... More


Responsible capitalism: Labour’s industrial policy and the idea of a National Investment Bank during the long 1980s

Richard Carr

in Labour and the Left in the 1980s

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526106438
eISBN:
9781526120939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526106438.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This article discusses Labour’s pledge to introduce a National Investment Bank (NIB) – included in the General Election manifestoes of 1983, 1987, and 1992. It considers the long term intellectual ... More


We are reversed

Lord Denning

in The Due Process of Law

Published in print:
1980
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780406176080
eISBN:
9780191705113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780406176080.003.0022
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In May 1977, there came a case, Siskina, where the mareva principle was applied which resulted in the author's decision being reversed by the House of Lords. The author states here that in his career ... More


Banker

James Hinton

in Seven Lives from Mass Observation: Britain in the Late Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198787136
eISBN:
9780191829208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198787136.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

Life story of a City banker who had started life as an unpaid solicitor’s clerk. A flair for extra-curriculum speculations secured him a job in a merchant bank, where native wit, organizational ... More


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