Perkins on U.S. Financial History and Related Topics

Perkins on U.S. Financial History and Related Topics

by Edwin J. Perkins
     
 

This edited volume includes a broad sample of scholarly publications of Professor Edwin J. Perkins on U.S. financial history and related topics in the fields of economic and business history. Included are journal articles, excerpts from his prominent books, plus three previously unpublished manuscripts. The content is organized chronologically, starting with the

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Overview

This edited volume includes a broad sample of scholarly publications of Professor Edwin J. Perkins on U.S. financial history and related topics in the fields of economic and business history. Included are journal articles, excerpts from his prominent books, plus three previously unpublished manuscripts. The content is organized chronologically, starting with the colonial era and ending with the second half of the twentieth century. A major highlight of the book is the key role stockbroker, Charles Merrill, founder of Merrill Lynch & Co., played in the evolution and expansion of the nation's equity markets in the twentieth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761844204
Publisher:
UPA
Publication date:
11/07/2008
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Edwin J. Perkins is emeritus professor of history at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. He received his doctoral degree from Johns Hopkins University in the complementary fields of economic and business history, with a special emphasis on U.S. financial history. Among his book publications are Financing Anglo-American Trade: The House of Brown, 1800-1880, American Public Finance and Financial Services, 1700-1815, and Wall Street to Main Street: Charles Merrill and Middle Class Investors.

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