1st Edition

The History of Insurance Vol 4

By David Jenkins, Takau Yoneyama Copyright 2000
    452 Pages
    by Routledge

    This set gathers together key writings which chart the formative years of insurance and reviews important stages in the history of the subject from contemporary perspectives.

    Volume 4 LIFE 14 Geo IE c. 48, An Act for Regulating Insurance on Lives, and for prohibiting all such Insurances except in Cases where the Persons insuring shall have an Interest in the Life or Death of the Persons insured (1774) Sir Frederick Morton Eden, Observations on Friendly Societies, for The Maintenance of the Industrious Classes, during Sickness, Infirmity, Old Age and other Exigencies (1801) Francis E. Baily, An Account of the Several Life-Assurance Companies Established in London. Containing a view of their respective merits and advantages (1810) ‘Philanthropes’, Life Insurance. Important Facts, shewing the successive reductions that have taken place in the terms for the insurance of lives, and the probability of ultimate failure in some recent schemes (1814) Union Association Norwich, Tables and Observations explanatory of the Terms on Which Life Assurance is effected, Annuities Granted, and Endowments made for Children &c. (1814) Scottish Widows, Exposition of the Objects and Principles of the Scottish Widow*s Fund, and Life Assurance Society (1819) George Farren, Treatise on Life Assurance; in which the Systems and Practice of the Leading Life Institutions are Stated and Explained (1824) Charles A. Babbage, A Comparative View of the Various Institutions for the Assurance of Lives (1826) John Barrow, ‘Babbage on Life Assurance Societies’ (1827) J. Mawman, ‘History and Principles of Life Assurance’ (1827)


    David Jenkins, Takau Yoneyama