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The World of Global Banking

Roy C. Smith and Ingo Walter

in Global Banking

Second edition

Published in print May 2003 | ISBN: 9780195134360
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199833009 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195134362.003.0001
The World of Global Banking

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Historical summary of the growth of international banking since the ancient world (“One could make money on money long before Alexander the Great”), and identifying the historical legacy that has nourished the roots of modern banking institutions and methods.

Keywords: banking; global banking

Chapter.  6060 words. 

Subjects: Financial Markets

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