Harvard University Press has partnered with De Gruyter to make available for sale worldwide virtually all in-copyright HUP books that had become unavailable since their original publication. The 2,800 titles in the “e-ditions” program can be purchased individually as PDF eBooks or as hardcover reprint (“print-on-demand”) editions via the “Available from De Gruyter” link above. They are also available to institutions in ten separate subject-area packages that reflect the entire spectrum of the Press’s catalog. More about the E-ditions Program »
The struggle of business men in the Central Northwest to create banks, to keep them going, and to give them strength is the theme of this book—a study of financial development in a region which crammed into less than a century what often filled a thousand years in older parts of the world. This book is chiefly the history of the two big banking groups of the Twin Cities which were created by the more conservative bankers of the metropolis of the Central Northwest. Out of his familiarity with the banking groups he describes and with the region, Charles Popple has colored his history with names, personalities, and stories and illustrated principles with specific examples. Out of his many years of practical banking experience, he throws light, in this regional history, upon the whole problem of forming bank groups.