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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


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


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


Striving for More

Roger R. Tamte

in Walter Camp and the Creation of American Football

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041617
eISBN:
9780252050275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041617.003.0036
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Camp’s writing career grows in the 1890s, with book writing (three coauthored books in the later 1890s and revisions of his 1891 book), syndicated newspaper writing, and magazine writing, culminating ... More


Race and the Reconstruction of the Urban Sex Economy, 1900–1915

in I've Got to Make My Livin': Black Women's Sex Work in Turn-of-the-Century Chicago

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226055985
eISBN:
9780226056005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226056005.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the role of race in the formation and eventual demise of the early-twentieth-century sex district in Chicago called the Twenty-Second Street Levee. It describes how African ... More


India

John A. Lent

in Asian Comics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461589
eISBN:
9781626740853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461589.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Taking up a considerable portion of this chapter is interviewee Anant Pai’s Amar Chitra Katha, which he started in the 1960s when he noticed that Indian children knew very little about their ... More


The Gem of the Prairie

Robert M. Lombardo

in Organized Crime in Chicago: Beyond the Mafia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037306
eISBN:
9780252094484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037306.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter traces the history of vice and crime in Chicago from the Civil War until the beginning of Prohibition, paying special attention to the rise of machine politics under Michael Cassius ... More


The Syndicate

Robert M. Lombardo

in Organized Crime in Chicago: Beyond the Mafia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037306
eISBN:
9780252094484
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037306.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the significance of Prohibition for the evolution of organized crime in Chicago. It shows that Prohibition provided the opportunity for the city's vice entrepreneurs and ... More


Walt Kelly, Pragmatic Auteur

Kerry D. Soper

in We Go Pogo: Walt Kelly, Politics, and American Satire

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032844
eISBN:
9781617032851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032844.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter begins with a review of the principle of auteurship and how it applies to comics in general and Kelly’s work specifically. It then explores how Kelly’s engagement with the craft and ... More


Lorca Variations and Harold’s ABC

Philip Nel

in Crockett Johnson and Ruth Krauss: How an Unlikely Couple Found Love, Dodged the FBI, and Transformed Children's Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036248
eISBN:
9781621030645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036248.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Intent on pursuing her new career as a poet, Ruth Krauss decided to learn French at the age of fifty-nine. She and Crockett Johnson planned a summer vacation in 1960—they thought about Quebec so she ... More


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