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British Multinational Banking, 1830-1990

Geoffrey Jones


This is a study of the emergence, growth, and performance of British multinational banks from their origins in the 1830s until the present day. British owned banks played leading roles in the financial systems of much of Asia and the Southern hemisphere during the 19th century and after. In the 1970s and 1980s, they made large investments in California and elsewhere in the United States. They played major roles in the finance of international trade, in international diplomacy, in the birth of the Eurodollar market, and in the world debt crisis. This book provides a modern general history of th ... More

Keywords: Britain, multinational banks, Asia, California, international trade, international diplomacy, Eurodollar, world debt

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1995 Print ISBN-13: 9780198206026
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206026.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Geoffrey Jones, author
University of Reading
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