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Temporary and Reversible Alienations: Mortgages and Leases

Patrick H. Hase

in Custom, Land and Livelihood in Rural South China: The Traditional Land Law of Hong Kong's New Territories, 1744-1948

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9789888139088
eISBN:
9789888180707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139088.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

Deeds for temporary leases and mortgages seldom survived. Most of them were conducted through an oral agreement, and deeds were usually returned to the borrower to be destroyed so that the lender ... More


Bank Bonds and Bondspersons

Calvin Schermerhorn

in The Business of Slavery and the Rise of American Capitalism, 1815-1860

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300192001
eISBN:
9780300213898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300192001.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

From the late 1820s to the late 1830s foreign investors helped finance the growth of American slavery. This chapter follows the rise and decline of The Consolidated Association of the Planters of ... More


The Financial Meltdown and the Great Recession

Harold L. Cole

in Finance and Financial Intermediation: A Modern Treatment of Money, Credit, and Banking

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190941697
eISBN:
9780190949068
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190941697.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, Financial Economics

This chapter lays out the major events and causes of the financial meltdown and recession of the 2000s. It also discusses the Federal Reserves policy response to the crisis.


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