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Author Bauer, Hans, 1901-

Title Swiss banking : an analytical history / Hans Bauer and Warren J. Blackman.

Published New York : St. Martin's Press, 1998.


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 UniM Store  338.109494 BAUE GD16    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 264 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Notes "First published in Great Britain 1998 by Macmillan Press Ltd., Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 258-261) and index.
Contents Pt. 1. The Mediaeval World of Banking and Currency. 1. The Mediaeval Money Economy. 2. The Money Changers of Basle -- Pt. 2. The Roots of Swiss Banking. 3. The Background. 4. The Dawn of Modern Switzerland. 5. Savings Banking and the Industrial Revolution. 6. The Development of a New Swiss Banking System. 7. The Banking World of the Nineteenth Century. 8. Swiss Banks Reach their Formative Stage. 9. Capitalism at the Turn of the Century -- Pt. 3. The Tragedy of the Twentieth Century. 10. The End of an Era. 11. Reconstruction. 12. The Tragedy of War and the Dawn of a New Era.
Summary This volume provides a survey and examination of the roots of Swiss banking which lie deep in the history of both the Swiss people and Europe. The authors attempt to uncover the roots, and the historical circumstances surrounding them, of the banking system which is now the most successful in the world.
Other author Blackman, W. (Warren), 1923-
Subject Banks and banking -- Switzerland -- History.
ISBN 0312212836 (cloth)