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Women and their money 1700-1950: essays on women and finance

Author: Laurence, Anne ; Maltby, Josephine ; Rutterford, Janette Series: Routledge international studies in business history ; 15 Publisher: Routledge 2009.Language: EnglishDescription: 309 p. : Graphs ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780415419765Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Includes bibliographical references and index


Women and their Money 1700-1950 Essays on women and finance Contents List of figures List of tables List of contributors 1 Introduction ANNE LAURENCE, JOSEPHINE MALTBY AND JANETTE RUTTERFORD x xi xiii 1 2 Women and finance in eighteenth-century England ANNE LAURENCE 30 3 Women in the city: financial acumen during the South Sea Bubble ANN M. CARLOS. KAREN MAGUIRE AND LARRY NEAL 33 4 Women, banks and the securities market in early eighteenth-century England ANNE LAURENCE 46 5 Women investors and financial knowledge in eighteenth-century Germany EVE ROSENHAFT 59 6 Accounting for business: financial management in the eighteenth century CHRISTINE WISKIN 73 7 Women and wealth: the nineteenth century in Great Britain LUCY A. NEWTON, PHILIP L. COTTRELL, JOSEPHINE MALTBY AND JANETTE RUTTERFORD 86 8 Between Madam Bubble and Kitty Lorimer: women investors in British and Irish stock companies MARK FREEMAN, ROBIN PEARSON AND JAMES TAYLOR 95 9 Female investors in the first English and Welsh commercial joint-stock banks LUCY A. NEWTON AND PHILIP L. COTTRELL 115 10 To do the right thing: gender, wealth, inheritance and the London middle class DAVID R. GREEN 133 11 Women and wealth in fiction in the long nineteenth century 1800-1914 JANETTE RUTTERFORD AND JOSEPHINE MALTBY 151 12 Octavia Hill: property manager and accountant STEPHEN P. WALKER 165 13 Female investors within the Scottish investment trust movement in the 1870s CLAIRE SWAN 178 14 Women clerical staff employed in the UK-based Army Pay Department establishments, 1914-1920 JOHN BLACK 197 218 15 Women and money: the United States NANCY MARIE ROBERTSON AND SUSAN M. YOHN 16 'Men seem to take delight in cheating women': legal challenges faced by businesswomen in the United States, 1880-1920 SUSAN M.YOHN 226 17 'The principles of sound banking and financial noblesse oblige': women's departments in US banks at the turn of the twentieth century NANCY MARIE ROBERTSON 243 18 Women, money and the financial revolution: a gender perspective on the development of the Swedlsh financial system, c.1860-1920 254 TOM PETERSSON 19 Women's wealth and finance in nineteenth-century Milan STEFANIA LICINI 271 20 The transformation from `thrifty accountant' to `independent investor'?: the changing relationship of Japanese women and finance under the influence of globalization NAOKO KOMORI 290 303 Index

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