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Respectable banking: the search for stability in London’s money and credit markets since the great currency crisis of 1695

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The history of London’s money and credit markets is one of intermittent crises interspersed with successive attempts to find ways and means of stabilizing the system. The currency reforms of the eighteenth century, and the banking ones of the nineteenth, culminated in a century of stability which lasted until 1971. Recent scholarship has emphasized the importance of the Bank of England’s role as lender of last resort, and its modern extension, deposit insurance. Less heed has been paid to ...

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History Faculty
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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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2018-09-28

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