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Banking Alliances and International Issues on the Paris Capital Market, 1890–1914

Samir Saul

in London and Paris as International Financial Centres in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269495
eISBN:
9780191710162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269495.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter focuses on syndicates between Parisian banks from 1890 and 1914. It aims to establish the identity of the managers and participants in underwriting and issue consortia, to highlight ... More


Investment Banking in the Age of Laissez‐Faire

Alan D. Morrison and William J. Wilhelm Jr.

in Investment Banking: Institutions, Politics, and Law

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199296576
eISBN:
9780191712036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296576.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

The second half of the 19th century saw the high water mark for laissez-faire capitalism. Business people, politicians, and jurists were largely agreed that economic progress was best accomplished in ... More


Organized Crime

Curtis J. Milhaupt and Mark D. West

in Economic Organizations and Corporate Governance in Japan

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780199272112
eISBN:
9780191601316
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199272115.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Examines the problem of organized crime. Shows how Japan's institutional environment for economic activity—specifically gaps between legal rights ‘on the books’ and the state's ability to enforce ... More


Syndicated Lending and the Creditors’ Cartel

Jerome Roos

in Why Not Default?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780691180106
eISBN:
9780691184937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691180106.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Public Management

This chapter considers the Latin American debt crisis of the 1980s. Unlike the 1930s, when debt moratoriums were widespread, the debt crisis of the 1980s was marked by a striking absence of ... More


I Died a Million Times: Gangster Noir in Midcentury America

Robert Miklitsch

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043611
eISBN:
9780252052491
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043611.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Age of Affluence. Ike and Mamie. The Man in the Gray Flannel Suit. In the United States, the 1950s have been memorialized as the Pax Americana. A similar stereotypical view has characterized the ... More


New Technology to Promote an Old Story: “An Old Idea, Electrified”

Kevin Mungons and Douglas Yeo

in Homer Rodeheaver and the Rise of the Gospel Music Industry

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780252043840
eISBN:
9780252052743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043840.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, American

As the popularity of tabernacle revivalism declined, Homer Rodeheaver embraced new technologies to advance his ideas about the power of gospel music and community singing. While Billy Sunday was ... More


Cosmopolitan Sex Workers: Women and Migration in a Global City

Christine B.N. Chin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199890910
eISBN:
9780199345489
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890910.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

This book introduces an innovative ‘3C’ framework of city, creativity, and cosmopolitanism to analyze why and how the forces of neoliberal economic restructuring processes, and people’s responses to ... More


The Columnist: Leaks, Lies, and Libel in Drew Pearson's Washington

Donald A. Ritchie

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780190067588
eISBN:
9780190067618
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190067588.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

In the “Washington Merry-Go-Round,” a nationally syndicated newspaper column that appeared in hundreds of papers from 1932 to 1969, as well as on weekly radio and television programs, the ... More


Fraternity

Destin Jenkins

in The Bonds of Inequality: Debt and the Making of the American City

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226721545
eISBN:
9780226721682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226721682.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter uncovers the business practices and the culture of the municipal bond industry. It focuses on the Bank of America and its rise, and moves between the cramped offices of bond traders and ... More


Nationalizing the News

Julia Guarneri

in Newsprint Metropolis: City Papers and the Making of Modern Americans

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226341330
eISBN:
9780226341477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226341477.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The fifth chapter reveals, through a case study of Milwaukee, how newspaper syndicates and chains created and distributed national culture. Around the turn of the century, syndicates began to sell ... More


“We Sell Services; We Do Not Sell People”: Case Study of “Syndicate X” in KL

Christine B. N. Chin

in Cosmopolitan Sex Workers: Women and Migration in a Global City

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199890910
eISBN:
9780199345489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199890910.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

Chapter Five examines ‘Syndicate X’ (pseudonym), its historical origins, organization structure and operations. This syndicate is one of the largest groups specializing exclusively in non-trafficked ... More


Building an Institutional Investor’s Collaborative Network and Social Capital

Ashby Monk, Rajiv Sharma, and Duncan L. Sinclair

in Reframing Finance: New Models of Long-Term Investment Management

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781503601789
eISBN:
9781503602755
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503601789.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Drawing on social capital theory, this chapter provides the key theoretical validation for why it is crucial for institutional investors to build their social capital. It argues that one of the key ... More


Connecting the Dots

Joe Kraus

in The Kosher Capones: A History of Chicago's Jewish Gangsters

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747311
eISBN:
9781501747335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747311.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This introductory chapter presents the author’s personal journey to study the history of Jewish organized crime. Its story begins with family lore before ballooning into a history of West Side Jewish ... More


The End, or Zukie’s Bad Day

Joe Kraus

in The Kosher Capones: A History of Chicago's Jewish Gangsters

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747311
eISBN:
9781501747335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747311.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the aftermath of the death of Benjamin Zuckerman, one of the most prominent leaders of organized crime in Jewish Chicago. His death marked the start of a “shake-up” in the ... More


Syndicate Hammer

Joe Kraus

in The Kosher Capones: A History of Chicago's Jewish Gangsters

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747311
eISBN:
9781501747335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747311.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter traces Lenny Patrick’s history of violence, particularly during his time with the Syndicate. It begins with a background on his childhood and his rise to power in the criminal ... More


Sizing up the Outfit

Joe Kraus

in The Kosher Capones: A History of Chicago's Jewish Gangsters

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747311
eISBN:
9781501747335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747311.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter considers the state of Jewish Chicagoan crime during the 1940s, when the Syndicate was occasionally known as the “Outfit.” This was a period when the relationship between organized crime ... More


Lenny’s Circus Turn

Joe Kraus

in The Kosher Capones: A History of Chicago's Jewish Gangsters

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501747311
eISBN:
9781501747335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747311.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the trial of the 1990s in which Lenny Patrick played a crucial role. These were two of the most substantial trials ever aimed at the Chicago Outfit. The goal of these trials ... More


From the Syndicate to the Classic Heist Picture

Robert Miklitsch

in I Died a Million Times: Gangster Noir in Midcentury America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043611
eISBN:
9780252052491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043611.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The introduction proffers some cultural, political, and historical contexts for the emergence of the three subgenres of gangster noir discussed in the body of the book: the syndicate, rogue cop, and ... More


The Combination

Robert Miklitsch

in I Died a Million Times: Gangster Noir in Midcentury America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043611
eISBN:
9780252052491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043611.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Unlike a seminal syndicate picture film such as The Enforcer (1950), which is set in New York City and is stylistically dark, Joseph Newman’s 711 Ocean Drive (1950) is a paradigmatic West Coast ... More


The Brothers Rico: Sunshine Noir and the ’50s Syndicate Picture

Robert Miklitsch

in I Died a Million Times: Gangster Noir in Midcentury America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780252043611
eISBN:
9780252052491
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043611.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The paradigmatic ’50s exposé is The Phenix City Story (1955). Phil Karlson’s film, set in Phenix City, Alabama, “The Wickedest City in America,” possesses voice-over narration and location ... More


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