Financial System in Nineteenth-Century Britain by Mary Poovey
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Financial System in Nineteenth-Century Britain
By Mary Poovey

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Financial System in Nineteenth-Century Britain by Mary Poovey

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This unique collection reveals how England rose to a position of international financial supremacy and how writing about finance both monitored and supported that triumph. Featuring primary documents drawn from the period's periodical and business press, it provides an introduction to the most important features of the financial system in nineteenth-century England. Topics covered include currency and credit instruments; the national debt and the stock exchange; banks and the banking system; and the money market, company law, and financial fraud.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195150575
ISBN-10: 0195150570
Format: Paperback
(209mm x 139mm x 17mm)
Pages: 400
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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