Item #394596 Bankers and pashas : international finance and economic imperialism in Egypt. David S. Landes.

Bankers and pashas : international finance and economic imperialism in Egypt

1958, 1st edition. London : Heinemann. Very good copy in the original gilt-blocked cloth. Slight suggestion only of dust-dulling to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains particularly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. Provenance: Previous owner's inscription to ffep. Item #394596

Series: Kingswood Books on Social History. Physical description: xvi, 354 pages, illustrations, portraits, map, 22 cm. Notes: "Bibliographical note": pages 341-344. Bibliographical footnotes. Contents: 1. Gentle calling of high finance -- 2. Bull market -- 3. Klondike on the Nile -- 4. Rise of Edouard Dervieu -- 5. Isma -- 6. Credit and debit of viceroyal banking -- 7. Digression on Suez -- 8. Escape that failed -- 9. High cost of grace -- 10. End of the cotton boom -- 11. Double-cross, redoubled; or the ins and outs of Egyptian finance -- 12. No exit -- 13. Panic -- 14. Liquidation -- 15. In guise of epilogue -- 16. Conclusion. Subjects: Dervieu, Edouard 1824-1904; Investments, Foreign Egypt; Banks and banking Egypt; Investments, Foreign Egypt History 19th century; France; Egypt.

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