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The Development of London as a financial centre

Author: Michie, R. C. Series: Tauris financial histories Publisher: Tauris, 2000.Language: EnglishDescription: Graphs/Ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1860643345Type of document: BookNote: Vol.1: 1700-1850, 298 p.; Vol.2: 1850-1914, 356 p.; Vol.3: 1914-1945, 262 p.; Vol.4, 1945-2000, 433 p.Bibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references
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Vol.1: 1700-1850, 298 p.; Vol.2: 1850-1914, 356 p.; Vol.3: 1914-1945, 262 p.; Vol.4, 1945-2000, 433 p.

Includes bibliographical references

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Tauris Financial Histories The Development of London as a Financial Centre Volume 1: 1700-1850 Contents General Introduction: The rise and rise of a global financial centre the City of London rince 1700 Introduction to Volume 1: Creating a colossus--the City of London, 1700-1850 1. The economic structure of the City of London at the end of the 17th Century Alexander 2. London scriveners and the estate market in the later 17th century D. C. Coleman 3. London's domination of English overseas trade, 1700-1775 C. I . French 4. The evolution of merchant roles in 18th century finance S. D. Chapman 5. London private bankers, 1720-1785 D. M. Joslin 6. The London agency system in English banking, 1780-1825 I. S. Black 7. The rise of the bill brokers W. T. C. King 8. The Stock Exchange revisited: the market in securities in London in the 18th century S. R. Cope 73 53 38 27 16 xxxiii vii 1 95 121 CONTENTS 9. The London Assurance Company and the marine insurance market of the 18th century A. H. John 10. Insurance investment and the London money market of the 18th century A. H. John 11. The Goldsmids and the development of the London money market during the Napoleonic Wars S. R. Cope 12. The London discount market: the early 19th century W. M. Scammell 13. The organization and functions of Anglo-American merchant bankers, 1815-1860 R. W. Hidy 14. A stockbroker's business in the first half of the 19th century M. C. Reed 15. Railways and the growth of the capital market M. C. Reed 16. The development of reinsurance markets in Europe during the 19th century R. Pearson 142 157 177 201 237 248 266 286 The Development of London as a Financial Centre Volume 2: 1850-1914 Introduction to Volume 2: The colossus of credit--the City of London, 1850-1914 1. The relative importance of the City B. Scott 2. A general view of Lombard Street W Bagehot 3. Living London C. C. Turner 4. The City of London and international trade, 1850-1914 R. Michie 5. The City and international mining, 1870-1914 C. Harvey and J. Press 6. The domestic commercial banks and the City of London, 18701939 P. L. Cottrell 7. British multinational banking G. Jones 8. The London discount market: the later 19th century W. M. Scammell 9. Have the banks failed British Industry? F. Capie and M. Collins 10. The Victorian capital market A. K. Cairncross vii 1 12 33 58 87 106 126 151 178 215 CONTENTS 11. Banks and industrial finance: the experience of brewers, 18801913 K Watson 12. British investment banking and industrial decline before the Great War G. P. Marchildon 13. Different in name only? The London Stock Exchange and foreign bourses, c.1850-1914 R. Mit-hie 14. Corporate growth and structural change in a service industry: insurance, 1870-1914 B. Supple 15. The making of the modem Lloyds, 1850-1951 H. Cockerell 16. Gentlemanly capitalism and economic policy: City, government and the 'National Interest', 1850-1914 P. J. Cain and A. G. Hopkins 17. Financial elites and British Society, 1880-1950 M. J. Daunton 231 255 273 292 309 319 335 The Development of London as a Financial Centre Volume 3: 1914-1945 Introduction to Volume 3: Collapse of a colossus--the City of London, 1914-1945 1. The new face of the City vii H. Withers 2. The City of London as a financial centre in the era of the Depression, the Second World War and post-war official controls 1 R. Roberts 3. War and the financial system, August 1914 6 J.M. Keynes 4. A description of the foreign exchange market in London 18 D. Ward 5. London and the 1931 financial crisis 39 D. Williams 6. The Bank of England, industrial regeneration, and hire purchase between the wars 46 S. Bowden and M. Collins 7. Commercial banking in a market-oriented financial system 63 D. M. Ross 8. The City and industrial decline 81 M. H. Best and J. Humphries 9. Proposals relating to the capital market for home investment 104 Committee on Finance and Industry 119 CONTENTS 10. The Macmillan gap, 1931-1953 R. Frost 11. The London capital market and overseas issues J. M. Atkin 12. Other banking and finance firms in London T. Balogh 13. Merchant banking in the inter-war period: the case of Kleinwort, Sons and Co. S. Diaper 14. The City today A citizen 15. Phoenix: financial services, insurance and economic revival between the wars C. Trebilcock 213 150 162 130 192 245 The Development of London as a Financial Centre Volume 4: 1945-2000 Introduction to Volume 4: Reconstructing a colossus of London since 1945 1. Historical review J H. Dunning and E. V. Morgan 2. The London new issue market F. W. Paish the City vii 1 22 35 3. Survey of the financial institutions of the City of London D. Sachs 4. UK financial institutions Central Office of Information 5. The financial institutions of the City of London P. Bareau 6. London's comparative advantages as a financial centre Inter-Bank Research Organisation 7. London as a financial centre R. Shaw 8. London as an international financial centre Bank of England 9. The world's banker W M. Clarke 10. The UK money market R. Shaw 45 82 92 131 144 170 197 CONTENTS 11. The origins of the Eurodollar market in London, 1955-1963 C. R. Schenk 12. The rebirth of the City R. Fry 13. London's foreign business The Banker 14. The economics of Big Bang C. A. E. Goodhart 15. The London insurance market R. L. Carter and P. Falush 16. On the social and cultural déterminants of international financial centres: the case of the City of London N. Thrift 17. The influence of the City over British economic policy c. 18801960 E. H. H. Green 18. The Bank of England: relationships with the Government, the Civil Service and Parliament A. Cairncross 19. Making the City work DGoodhart and C. Grant Acknowledgements 218 236 246 261 278 319 344 365 393 429

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