This volume examines various banking systems from around the world as well as the mechanisms of international and central banking. Although inevitably a reflection of the banking landscape at the time it was originally published, the book nonetheless represents a valuable tool in providing information on the history of banks and the banking sector which laid the foundations of the system we know today.
Part 1: General Banking 1. International Banking. 2. Continental Banking. 3. Central Banking. Part 2: Colonial Banking 1. Canada. 2. The Union of South Africa. 3. Australasia. 4. India. 5. Ireland. Part 3: Foreign Banking 1. France. 2. Germany. 3. Italy. 4. Switzerland. 5. Holland. 6. The USA. 7. South America. 8. Japan. Index.
Current interest in the history of money and banking remains strong and it is opportune to survey developments both in the UK, USA, Europe and Asia. This set provides historical analysis which incorporates research from the early twentieth century onwards in a form that is both accessible to students of money & banking and economists, economic historians and bankersThis set re-issues 38 volumes originally published between 1900 and 2000. It charts the history of early banking, discusses banking in the UK, Europe,Japan and the USA, analyses banks as multinationals, the UK mortgage market, banking policy and structure and examines specific sectors such as gilts and gold.