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Finance, Politics, and Imperialism: Australia, Canada, and the City of London, c.1896-1914 (Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies)

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Andrew Dilley offers a major new study of financial dependence, examining the connections this dependence forged between the City and political life in Edwardian Australia and Canada, mediated by ideas of political economy. In doing so he reconstructs the occasionally imperialistic politic of finance which pervaded the British World at this time.

About the Author

ANDREW DILLEYreceived his doctorate from the University of Oxford, and lectured in Imperial and Commonwealth History at King's College London before taking up his current Lectureship in History at the University of Aberdeen, UK.

Table of Contents

List of Tables

List of Graphs

Acknowledgements

List of Abbreviations

Dramatis Personae

Introduction

PART I: THE ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS OF CAPITAL EXPORT

Capital Imports and Economic Development in Two Settler Societies

Australian and Canadian Borrowing in the Edwardian City

PART II: THE CITY, POLITICAL ECONOMY, AND SETTLER SOCIETIES

The Rules of the Game

Risk, Empire, and Britishness

PART III: THE POLITICS OF FINANCE

Canadian Politics and London Finance, 1896-1914

The Politics of Finance in Three Australian States: Victoria, New South Wales, and Western Australia, 1901-1914

Influence Stumped? The Commonwealth and the City, 1901-1913

Conclusion

Notes

Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780230222038
Author:
Dilley, Andrew
Publisher:
Palgrave MacMillan
Subject:
Australia & Oceania
Subject:
Canada - General
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain
Subject:
Modern - 20th Century
Subject:
World History-Australia and New Zealand
Publication Date:
20111231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
17 b/w tables, 9 graphs
Pages:
280
Dimensions:
9.68 x 5.64 x 0.945 in 1 lb

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History and Social Science » World History » England » General

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