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The London Stock Exchange : a history

Author: R C Michie
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book traces the history of the London Stock Exchange from its beginnings around 1700 to the present day, chronicling the challenges and opportunities it has faced, avoided, or exploited over the years."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R C Michie
ISBN: 0198295081 9780198295082
OCLC Number: 40990303
Description: xiii, 672 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. From Market to Exchange, 1693-1801 --
2. From Money to Capital, 1801-1851 --
3. From Domestic to International, 1850-1914 --
4. Shattered Dominance: The First World War, 1914-1918 --
5. Challenges and Opportunities, 1919-1939 --
6. The Changing Market Place Between the Wars --
7. New Beginnings: The Second World War, 1939-1945 --
8. Recovery and Crisis, 1945-1949 --
9. Drifting Towards Oblivion, 1950-1959 --
10. Failing to Adjust, 1960-1969 --
11. Prelude to Change, 1970-1979 --
12. Big Bang --
13. Black Hole.
Responsibility: Ranald C. Michie.
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With an introduction by Sir Nicholas Goodison, former Chairman of the Stock Exchange, this book provides insight into the way Britain's financial system has evolved over the centuries and the role it  Read more...

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