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Harvard Studies in Business History 38

The Morgans

Private International Bankers, 1854–1913

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$124.00 • £99.95 • €111.50

ISBN 9780674587298

Publication Date: 01/01/1987


920 pages

12 halftones

Harvard Studies in Business History


  • Introduction
  • The Legacy
  • I. Leadership in London, 1854–1890
    • 1. New England Inheritance
    • 2. George Peabody’s Partner
    • 3. Preparing for Leadership
    • 4. New Houses Built on Old Foundations
    • 5. Domestic and Foreign Private Banking: Functions and Organization
    • 6. Bankers for the United States and Other Nations, 1870–1890
    • 7. Railroad and Other Corporate Financings, 1870–1890
    • 8. The First Watershed
  • II. New York’s Ascendancy, 1890–1913
    • 9. Gold for the United States Treasury: Morgan and American Government Finance in the 1890s
    • 10. Railroad Reorganizer and Industrial Consolidator
    • 11. Increased Strength Abroad: Financing Foreign Governments and Enterprises in the 1890s
    • 12. J. P. Morgan and His Firms in the Early Twentieth Century
    • 13. Preeminence in Corporate Finance
    • 14. World Banker
    • 15. Banker of Last Resort
    • 16. Foreign Loans in the Postpanic Years
    • 17. Domestic Finance, 1908–1913
    • 18. Morgan on Trial
  • Bibliographical Note
  • Notes
  • Index

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