Finance, Politics, and Imperialism: Australia, Canada, and the City of London, c.1896-1914

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byAndrew Dilley

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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.

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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...

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.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:280 pages, 9.68 × 5.64 × 0.94 inPublished:December 15, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023022203X

ISBN - 13:9780230222038

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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