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By Schenk, Catherine
To complement current work on the British domestic economy in the post-war period it is necessary to examine external economic policy. Whilst considerable work has been done on Britain's relations with Europe and with America, the complexities of the sterling area have remained o...bscure. This volume makes a significant contribution to unravelling the strands of British external economic policy in the post-war period.Read more
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Based on previously unpublished archival records, this book makes a significant contribution to our understanding of the development of Hong Kong as one of the worlds premier international financial centres.
By Plumpe, Werner; Nutzenadel, Alexander; Schenk, Catherine
Over the course of its 150-year history,Deutsche Bank has established itself as a major player in the world of international finance, but has also been confronted by numerous challenges that have changed the face of Europe - from two world wars, to the rise and subsequent fall of... communism. In this major work on the bank's history, Werner Plumpe, Alexander Nutzenadel and Catherine R. Schenk deliver a vibrant account of the measures the bank undertook in order to address the profound upheavals of the period, as well as the diverse and unusual demands it had to face. These included the First World War, which brought the world's first period of globalization to a sudden and dramatic end, but also the development of the predominantly national framework within which the bank had to operate from 1914 until the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. More recently, the focus has shifted back to European and global activities, with Deutsche Bank forging new paths into the Anglo-American capital markets business - so opening another extraordinary chapter for the bank.Read more
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This volume makes a significant contribution to unravelling the strands of British external economic policy in the post-war period.
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