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Men, Women, and Money: Perspectives on Gender, Wealth, and Investment 1850-1930

David R. Green, Alastair Owens, Josephine Maltby, and Janette Rutterford


The late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries witnessed significant developments in the structure, organization, and expansion of financial markets and opportunities for investment in Britain and its empire. But very little is known about how men and women engaged with these markets and with new opportunities for money-making. In what ways did the composition of personal fortunes alter in response to these developments? How did individuals make use of new financial opportunities to further their own priorities and ensure their families' well-being? What choices of securities did they make, ... More

Keywords: investment, risk, gender, financial markets, savings, nineteenth century, twentieth century

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Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199593767
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593767.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David R. Green, editor
Reader in Geography, King's College London

Alastair Owens, editor
Senior Lecturer in Human Geography, Queen Mary University of London
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Josephine Maltby, editor
Professor of Accounting and Finance, University of York
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Chapter 1 Men, Women, and Money: An Introduction

David R.Green, Alastair Owens, Josephine Maltby, and Janette Rutterford

Chapter 8 The Evidence for ‘Democratization’ of Share Ownership in Great Britain in the Early Twentieth Century

Josephine Maltby, Janette Rutterford, David R.Green, Steven Ainscough, and Carien van Mourik

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