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This is the first authoritative treatment of British investment in American railroads during the 19th century, the crucial building boom years. Chapters cover the negotiation of securities in the City in the 1850s, 1860s and 1870s, British investment in the Erie and the Atlantic and Great Western, the attraction for the British of coal and iron, the organization of the market between 1879-1898, and methods used to protect British investments. Appendices list securities issued publicly (1865-80), unlisted securities (1886), directors and founders of three Anglo-American trusts, and the reorganization plans for the Texas-Pacific and Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railroads. With extensive footnotes throughout. 234 pages with detailed index.
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Book Description Charlottesville, University of Virginia Press, 1970. Hardcover. Condition: New. No Jacket. 1st Edition..... ///A NEW COPY -- still in original publisher's shrinkwrap -- no dust jacket (as issued). Large 8vo, bound in red cloth with gilt titles and decoration, 232pp. (Railroads) + + We pack carefully and ship promptly -- with tracking included. + + 0.0 0.0. Seller Inventory # 500867
Book Description Univ of Virginia Pr, 1970. Hardcover. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0813903114
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Book Description Univ of Virginia Pr, 1970. Hardcover. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0813903114