This shortform book presents key peer-reviewed research selected by expert series editors and contextualised by new analysis from each author on how the specific field addressed has evolved.
The book features contributions on the development of banking regulation in Scotland, the role of commercial banking on the functioning of the British corporate economy, the impact of British monetary policy on small firm growth, and the politics of corporate governance.
Of interest to business and economic historians, this shortform book also provides analysis that will be valuable reading across the social sciences
Introduction (John F. Wilson and Steven Toms)
1. The Move to Limited Liability Banking in Scotland and the Introduction of Bank Regulation (John Turner)
2. The Commercial Banking Industry and its Part in the Emergence and Consolidation of the Corporate Economy in Britain before 1940 (Peter Wardle)
3. Did They Have It So Good? Small Firms and British Monetary Policy in the 1950s (Francesca Carnevali)
4. Corporate Governance in Political Climate: The 'City', Government and British Leyland Motor Company (Sue Bowden)
This shortform series presents key peer-reviewed research originally published in the Journal of Industrial History, selected by expert series editors and contextualised by new analysis from each author on how the specific field addressed has evolved.
Of interest to business historians, economic historians and social scientists interested in the development of key industries, the series makes theoretical and conceptual contributions to the field, as well as providing a plethora of empirical, illustrative and detailed case-studies of industrial developments in Britain, the United States and other international settings.