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Title Centres and peripheries in banking : the historical development of financial markets / edited by Philip L. Cottrell ... [and others] .

Published Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  332.109 CENT    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 326 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Studies in banking and financial history.
Studies in banking history.
Contents 1. Trade and finance in the Great War : German Banks and neutral Scandinavia 1914-1918 / Boris Barth -- 2. From the Levant to the City of London : mercantile credit in the Greek international commercial networks of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries / Maria-Christina Chatziioannou and Gelina Harlaftis -- 3. The City of London as a global financial centre, 1880-1939 : finance, foreign exchange, and the First World War / Ranald C. Michie -- 4. The rise of Hong Kong and Tokyo as international financial centres after 1950 / Catherine R. Schenk -- 5. Between the dollar-sterling gold points : USA and Britain, 1791-1914 / Lawrence H. Officer -- 6. The confidence in a new currency : the introduction of the mark in Germany 1871-1876 / Dieter Lindenlaub -- 7. The Banque de France and the emergence of a national financial market in France during the nineteenth century / Alain Plessis -- 8. Capital movements, exchange rates and market integration : the Baltic area 1850-1913 / Lennart Schon -- 9. Personal and impersonal exchange : the role of reputation in Banking : some evidence from nineteenth and early twentieth century banks' archives / Monika Pohle Fraser -- 10. The political economy of commercial banking in Sweden : a bird's-eye view of the relations between industry and banking over 150 years / Ulf Olsson and Jan Jornmark -- 11. Merchants and credit in the southern and eastern Baltic areas, 1500-1800 / Michael North -- 12. Lender of last resort in a peripheral economy with a fixed exchange rate : financial crises and monetary policy in Sweden under the silver and gold standards, 1834-1913 / Anders Ogren -- 13. The archives of a German Commercial Bank as a mirror of time / Reinhard Frost -- 14. Preservation of electronic information : a case study of the information systems department at Svenska Handelsbanken / Anastasia Victorsson -- 15. Nordic and local : using history and storytelling in mergers and branding / Pontus Staunstrup.
Notes "EABH."
Based on papers given to the European Association for Banking History conference held in Stockholm in 2002.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [299]-318) and index.
Other author Cottrell, P. L., 1944-
European Association for Banking History.
Subject Banks and banking, International -- History -- Congresses.
Financial institutions -- History -- Congresses.
Banks and banking -- History -- Congresses.
Variant Title Centers and peripheries in banking.
ISBN 9780754661214 (alk. paper)
0754661210 (alk. paper)