Banks and Industrial Finance in Britain, 1800-1939 / Edition 1

Banks and Industrial Finance in Britain, 1800-1939 / Edition 1

by Michael Collins, Collins Michael
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521557828

ISBN-13: 9780521557825

Pub. Date: 12/28/2006

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This accessible study investigates the role of banks in financing British industry. Despite the City of London's importance as a financial center, there has been much dispute over the level of support that banks have given to British industry. Michael Collins weighs the conflicting arguments. Is there evidence of failure in the money markets? Has the estrangement

…  See more details below

Overview

This accessible study investigates the role of banks in financing British industry. Despite the City of London's importance as a financial center, there has been much dispute over the level of support that banks have given to British industry. Michael Collins weighs the conflicting arguments. Is there evidence of failure in the money markets? Has the estrangement of financial and industrial capital hindered Britain's economic development? He places these and other questions in a historical context and provides a survey of recent literature on this contentious subject.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521557825
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/28/2006
Series:
New Studies in Economic and Social History Series, #12
Edition description:
1st Cambridge University Press ed
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.28(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; 1. The nature of the problem; 2. Explanatory schema; 3. Industrial finance before 1870; 4. Banks and industry, 1870–1914; 5. City vs industry, 1870–1914; 6. The interwar period; 7. Summary; Appendix; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >