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

Author: Peter Temin
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Prometheus shackled.
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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. They show how, after a turbulent start, banks adapted and found a way to grow, but how the economy at large lost out.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Temin
ISBN: 9780199944279 019994427X
OCLC Number: 840697661
In: Temin, Peter
Description: Online-Ressource
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 and Hans-Joachim Voth.

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