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The Origins of International Banking in Asia – The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries - Oxford Scholarship Online
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The Origins of International Banking in Asia: The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Shizuya Nishimura, Toshio Suzuki, and Ranald C. Michie


The book is the product of international collaboration extending across Asia and Europe. Through the different perspectives produced by international experts from Britain and France on the one hand and Japan on the other a new interpretation is developed on the history of international banking over the last 150 years. Using the study of individual banks and financial centres as the basis the book explores the evolution and changing fortunes international banking. In the years before 1914 they were at the centre of global finance, and were much more than the tools of European governments bent o ... More

Keywords: Asia, banks, financial centres, international collaboration, global finance, world wars

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199646326
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646326.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Shizuya Nishimura, editor
Professor Emeritus, Hosei University, Tokyo, Japan

Toshio Suzuki, editor
Professor of Business History, Faculty of Economics, Tohoku University

Ranald C. Michie, editor
Professor of History, University of Durham

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