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Anglo-American Securities Regulation: Cultural and Political Roots, 1690-1860 Paperback – August 22, 2002

ISBN-13: 978-0521521130 ISBN-10: 0521521130

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  • Paperback: 340 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (August 22, 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0521521130
  • ISBN-13: 978-0521521130
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.8 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,057,436 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Banner (Washington Univ.) has written an interesting and thorough account of the evolution of securities market regulation." Choice

"This excellent book could not have appeared at a more appropriate time..." Thomas V. DiBacco, History

"...[a] well-written and thoroughly conceived work..." Herbert Sloan, William and Mary Quarterly

"...Banner's is an excellent book..." Richard Sylla, Journal of Interdisciplinary History

"...this is an interesting and well-written book which can and should be read wuth profit by legal, economic, and financial historians." The International History Review

"...a major contribution to the interaction between legal history and economic history and theory." Journal of Economics

"Stuart Banner's Anglo-American Securities Regulation provides a well-written, informative, and entertaining treatment of a complex subject...[future scholars] will have a formidable challenge achieving the standards of this study." The Journal of American History

"This book will be of great interest not only to legal historians but to social and economic historians as well...This is an excellent book from which much can be learned about the development of a vital form of modern property." Law and History Review

Book Description

This book examines the regulation of the earliest securities markets in England and the United States, from their origins in the 1690s until the 1850s. It argues that during the reign of Queen Anne, a complex and moderately effective body of regulatory control was already extant.

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This book starts with more literature/cultural references for the earlier English segment, and grows more black-letter law-based as it moves into the more recent (19th century), more US-based segment. I found it an informative introduction to the title's topics.
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