Resultados para: walter bagehot
Written in 1867, The English Constitution remains the best account of the history and working of the British political system. Blending wit, humour, history, and anecdote, its analysis of the monarchy, the role of the prime minister and cabinet, and...sob encomenda
A great biography of a businessman, essayist, social Darwinist and journalist.
Excerpt from The Works and Life of Walter Bagehot, Vol. 3 of 10 The invention of books has at least one great advantage. It has half-abolished one of the worst consequences of the diver sity of languages. Literature enables nations to understand one...sob encomenda
I venture to call this essay 'Lombard Street' and not the 'Money Market,' or any such phrase, because I wish to deal, and to show that I mean to deal, with concrete realities in my explanation of how money moves and flows around cities. Many of the...
Bagehot was one of the first writers to describe and explain the world of international and corporate finance, banking, and money in understandable language. The book was in part a reaction to the 1866 collapse of Overend, Gurney and Company, located...