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Banking and Industrial Finance, 1850–1939

Cormac Ó Gráda

in Ireland: A New Economic History 1780–1939

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205982
eISBN:
9780191676895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205982.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

Shortage of capital, particularly venture capital, was another common explanation for Ireland's industrial retardation. The argument stemmed in part from the allegedly high set-up costs of new ... More


Concentration and Cronyism: Commercial Banking in Rio De Janeiro

William R. Summerhill

in Inglorious Revolution: Political Institutions, Sovereign Debt, and Financial Underdevelopment in Imperial Brazil

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300139273
eISBN:
9780300218619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300139273.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter focuses on the evolution of joint-stock commercial banking in Rio de Janeiro. It first highlights general issues in the relationship between banking and financial development and ... More


Golden Age, 1815–1870

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/9780198735755.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Business History

The period from 1815 to 1870 was private bankers’ golden age and is discussed in this chapter. Banking activities expanded while competition from the nascent joint stock banks was very limited. The ... More


The Onset of the Corporate Economy, 1870–1914

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/9780198735755.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Business History

From 1870 onwards, private bankers were confronted with the rise of increasingly large and powerful joint-stock banks, in a fast expanding and internationally open economy. Chapter 5 considers how ... More


Consolidation and Competence, 1825–1914

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/9780198727361.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Between 1825 and 1914 banking in Britain was transformed. In the place of numerous individual banks with few branches and doing a largely local business, there appeared a small number of large banks ... More


Context and Chronology, 1694–2015

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/9780198727361.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Using a newly created database, which provides an annual count of the number of UK banks from 1700 to 2008, this chapter provides an overview of the changing composition and structure of the British ... More


Private Banking in Europe: Rise, Retreat, and Resurgence

Youssef Cassis and Philip L. Cottrell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198735755
eISBN:
9780191799723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735755.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, Business History

This book analyses the experiences of European private bankers from the early modern period to the early twenty-first century. Private bankers have been defined as owner-managers of their bank, ... More


The 18th century architecture of modern money

Christine Desan

in Making Money: Coin, Currency, and the Coming of Capitalism

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198709572
eISBN:
9780191779800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709572.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Legal History

During the 18th century, the English erected the basic structure of modern money. Beginning with the Great Recoinage, the government committed itself to guarantee coin of a certain metal content. The ... More


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