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Prometheus shackled : Goldsmith Banks and England's financial revolution after 1700

Author: Peter Temin; Hans-Joachim Voth
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Using new archival data from goldsmith banks, Temin and Voth document how government regulation and wartime financing stifled the growth of private credit markets during the Industrial Revolution.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Temin; Hans-Joachim Voth
ISBN: 9780199944279 019994427X
OCLC Number: 830024562
Notes: Formerly CIP.
Description: ix, 214 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments ; Introduction ; Chapter 1 - Earning and Spending in Eighteenth-century London ; Chapter 2 - The Financial Revolution ; Chapter 3 - Goldsmith Banks ; Chapter 4 - Borrowers, Investors and Usury Laws ; Chapter 5 - The South Sea Bubble ; Chapter 6 - The Triumph of Boring Banking ; Chapter 7 - Finance and Slow Growth During the Industrial Revolution ; Chapter 8 - Conclusions ; Notes ; References ; Index
Responsibility: Peter Temin, Hans-Joachim Voth.

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