This and the following volume chart the history of financial institutions in England in the mid-late nineteenth century as well as examining the periods of boom and bust, their causes and effects. Using hitherto unpublished sources from the International Financial Society this book provides an unrivalled record of the development of the modern banking industry.
Preface. List of Tables. Abbreviations. Part 1: Financial Institutions and Economic Growth 1. Financial Institutions and Economic Growth. 2. The Mobilisation of Savings in England, 1820-1860. 3. The English Finance Companies of the 1860s 4. The Founding of the International Financial Society. 5. The Capital of the Finance Companies, 1863-1866. Part 2: The Boom of the 1860s and the English Finance Companies 6. The Boom of the 1860s and the English Finance Companies: An Introduction. 7. The Operations of the Finance Companies: Foreign Industrial and Commercial Flotations, 1863-1866. Appendix: The Founding of the Anglo-Austrian Bank 1863. 8. The Operations of the Finance Companies: The Financing of Railway Construction Abroad, 1863-1866. 9. The Operations of the Finance Companies: Foreign Government Loans, 1863-1866. 10. The Operations of the Finance Companies: Domestic Industrial and Commercial Flotations, 1863-1866. 11. The Operations of the Finance Companies: The Finance of Domestic Railway Construction, 1863-1866. 12. The Financial Boom of the 1860s, the crisis of 1866 and the Finance Companies 13. Liquidation, 1866-1880.
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.