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A History of Banking in Antebellum America

Howard Bodenhorn

A History of Banking in Antebellum America

Financial Markets and Economic Development in an Era of Nation-Building (Studies in Macroeconomic History)

by Howard Bodenhorn

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Cambridge University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Banking,
  • Economic History,
  • History,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business/Economics,
  • United States,
  • Banks & Banking,
  • United States - Antebellum Era,
  • Banks and banking--United States--History,
  • Business & Economics / Economic History,
  • Banks And Banking

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages282
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7750811M
    ISBN 100521662850
    ISBN 109780521662857

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Bodenhorn's analysis of the role of banks and short-term capial markets in financing the Cited by: Howard Bodenhorn's State Banking in Early America can be recommended from a number of perspectives.

Taken as pure history, State Banking sheds light on this period in American history with its competing political and world views, especially as one sees the different approaches to banking in the different parts of the by: If only one book is read on antebellum banking, Hammond’s () Pulitzer-Prize winning book remains the best choice.

The literature on New England banking is not particularly large, and the more important historical interpretations of state-wide systems include Chadbourne (), Hasse (, ), Simonton (), Spencer (), and. Previous banking histories have focused on the money supply function of early American banks and its connection to the recurrent boom-bust cycle of the antebellum era.

This history focuses on the credit generating function of American banks It demonstrates that banks aggressively promoted development rather than passively followed its course.

A History of Money and Banking in the United States is a book by economist Murray Rothbard. From the introduction by Joseph Salerno. In this volume, Murray Rothbard has provided a comprehensive history of money and banking in the United States, from colonial times to World War II, the first to explicitly use the interpretive framework of the Austrian monetary theory Author: Murray Rothbard.

Printed in the United States of America Typeface Times Roman /13 pt. System QuarkXPress [BTS] A catalog record for this book is available from the British Library.

Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data Bodenhorn, Howard. A history of banking Cited by: A History of Banking in Antebellum America book   A History of Banking in Antebellum America: Financial Markets and Economic Development in an Era of Nation-Building.

By Howard Bodenhorn (New York, Cambridge University Press, ) pp. $ cloth $ paper. Any scholar who purports to understand nineteenth-century U.S.

economic history, or the theoretical dynamics of economic development, should read A Author: Robert E. Wright. Book Chapters. Bibliography. History Wing. American Values Anti-Slavery Movements Banking Black Experience.

A History of Banking in Antebellum America is an important work and sets the stage for more research on antebellum capital markets.

Jon R. Moen is author of “Clearinghouse Membership and Deposit Contraction during the Panic of ,” Journal of Economic. A History of Banking in Antebellum America Previous banking histories have focused on the money supply function of early American banks and its connection to the recurrent boom-bust cycle of the antebellum history focuses on the credit-generating function of American banks.

It demonstrates that banks aggressively promoted develop. Previous banking histories have focused on the money supply function of early American banks and its connection to the recurrent boom-bust cycle of the antebellum era.

This history focuses on the Author: Howard Bodenhorn. Books shelved as antebellum-america: What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, - by Daniel Walker Howe, Democracy in America by Ale. This article details the history of banking in the United States. Banking in the United States is regulated by both the federal and state governments.

In the first half of the 19th century, many of the smaller commercial banks within New England were easily chartered as laws allowed to do so (primarily due to open franchise laws).“ The Growth of Wages in Antebellum America: New Evidence,” Journal of Economic History 47 (Dec.

): 53 If we assume a lower rate of return and income in excess of that of an average artisan, a $ loan as a percent of gross revenue or gross sales becomes even by: 8.

A history of banking in antebellum America: financial markets and economic development in an era of nation-building.

[Howard Bodenhorn] -- Previous banking histories have focused on the money supply function of early American banks and its connection to the recurrent boom-bust cycle of the antebellum era.

This history focuses on the. In antebellum America, numerous attempts at increased centralized control and regulation of the banking system were tried, but fears of concentrated power.

Schweikart's Analysis of the South's Antebellum Banks. In his book, Banking in the American South from the Age of Jackson to Reconstruction, Schweikart contends that in the antebellum period the performance of the banking systems of the states he refers to as the Old South (Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia) was superior to those of the states of the New South.

Previous banking histories have focused on the money supply function of early American banks and its connection to the recurrent boom-bust cycle of the antebellum era. This history focuses on the credit generating function of American banks It demonstrates that banks aggressively promoted development rather than passively followed its by: This manuscript represents the first book-length treatment of early American banking in over 40 years.

During that time economic historians have offered new interpretations of several important developments in antebellum American banking practice and policy. The Antebellum South (also known as the antebellum era or plantation era) was a period in the history of the Southern United States from the late 18th century until the start of the American Civil War in This period in the South's history was marked by the economic growth of the region, largely due to its heavy reliance on slavery, and of its political influence on the U.S.

federal. A History of Banking in Antebellum America. Howard Bodenhorn (). in Cambridge Books from Cambridge University Press. Abstract: Previous banking histories have focused on the money supply function of early American banks and its connection to the recurrent boom-bust cycle of the antebellum era.

This history focuses on the credit generating function of American banks It demonstrates that banks Cited by:   Murphy reminds the reader that the story of American banking has a long and complex history, and this erudite study does an excellent job of explaining that complexity in accessible terms." American Nineteenth Century History - Aaron L.

Chin "Other People’s Money is a beautifully written book on "how banking worked in the early American Brand: Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource (ix, pages): illustrations: Contents: Introduction --Establishment and governance of the antebellum bank --Banking theory and banking practice in Antebellum America --New England: small banks and familial ties --The rise and fall of the Suffolk System --Middle Atlantic: conservatism and experimentation.

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The book condenses a large literature from American history and economic history as well as contemporary material from periodicals and novels into an interdisciplinary narrative of the political battles over money and banking from the early Republic to the Civil War.

Murphy’s book shows that the politics of money shaped how money worked.". Like the other individuals that answered, I am not aware of any single book that encompasses the entire history of U.S.

banking/finance. I would agree that "The House of Morgan" provides a good overview of late 19th and early 20th century banking.

Howard Bodenhorn's State Banking in Early America studies the financial experimentation that took place in the United States between and Dr.

Bodenhorn's book explores regional differences in banking structures, which bear indirectly in the conection between financial and economic : Howard Bodenhorn. As a college graduate, I recommend Doris KearnTeam of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln. If you really want to understand this portion of U.S.

history I recommend focusing on Andrew Jackson and his efforts to stop a proposed Civil W. The Virginia Historian, created by Richard G. Zimermann, is for lovers of the Commonwealth’s political history, researching students, and history buffs of all kinds.

Its webpages feature tools for independent research into state and local history, in-depth book reviews, and recommendations for building a personal library of Virginia history. the United States directly issued loans using slaves as collateral. This places southern banking institutions at the heart of the buying and selling of slave property, one of the most reviled aspects of the slave system.

This project will result in the first major monograph on the relationship between banking and slavery in the antebellum Size: KB. The ultimate disagreements of honor in antebellum America were the ones that resulted in a duel.

An elaborate song and and dance, code of conduct, rules, and procedures—known as the code duello—governed these affairs. The code was passed down through generations and reinforced within the elite communities of the period, particularly in the. 1 For additional details, see Bodenhorn, Howard, A History of Banking in Antebellum America: Financial Markets and Economic Development in an Age of Nation Building (New York, ); Bodenhorn, Howard, State Banking in Early America: A New Economic History (New York, ); Hilt, Eric, “ Rogue Finance: Life and Fire Insurance Company and the Cited by: 3.

Modern theories of financial intermediation begin from the premise that small, young firms, due to information asymmetries, will not have access to arm's length markets in bonds and commercial paper. Small and young firms must rely on financial intermediaries, principally banks, with whom these firms form long‐run relationships.

Modern theory stands in contrast to the dominant contemporary Author: Howard Bodenhorn. My first book, Investing in Life: Insurance in Antebellum America (The Johns Hopkins University Press, ; paperback ; winner of the Hagley Prize for the best book in business history), considers the creation and expansion of the American life insurance industry from its early origins in the s through the s, and examines how.

State Banking in Early America A New Economic History Howard Bodenhorn. This book is the first full length work in forty years on the history of early American banking. It reveals new interpretations of early banking practices and why there was a need to change and progress with the times.

Sharon Ann Murphy is a professor of history at Providence College. She is the author of Investing in Life: Insurance in Antebellum America.

"A concise, approachable, and well-organized discussion of US banking up to the Civil War. Murphy clearly explains the mechanics and. IOUs from farmers or tradesmen, passed around by people who could not know the person who first issued them. Money and banking in antebellum America offered a glaring example of free-market capitalism run amok—unregulated, exuberant, and heading pell-mell toward the next “panic” of burst bubbles and hard by: 2.

Other People's Money: How Banking Worked in the Early American Republic - Ebook written by Sharon Ann Murphy. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Other People's Money: How Banking Worked in the Early American : Sharon Ann Murphy.

Historical books about Antebellum Period. The shared experience of reading texts in public spaces, a single headline or billboard being read by hundreds or thousands of spectators, most of whom did not know one another but who shared access to the same information, was a new chapter in the annals of the public sphere.

State Banking in Early America: A New Economic History by Bodenhorn, Howard and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. As early asAlexander Hamilton recognized that “Most commercial nations have found it necessary to institute banks, and they have proved to be the happiest engines that ever were invented for advancing trade.” Since then, America has developed into the largest economy in the world, with some of the biggest financial markets in the .Book Reviews Howard Bodenhorn, A History of Banking in Antebellum America: Financial Markets and Economic Development in an Era of Nation-Building.

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Xxi+ pp. Hardback $, Paperback $ Thank goodness, a book on antebellum American banking that is not primarily about.Chock full of important information, Klebaner's concise volume could easily be called 'everything you wanted to know about banking history.

From Book News, Inc.: Traces the evolution of commercial banking from before the American revolution, but particular emphasis is placed on the last 60 years, with the introduction of new credit instruments.