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The Resource Profits, politics and panics : Hong Kong's banks and the making of a miracle economy, 1935-1985, Leo F. Goodstadt, (electronic resource)

Profits, politics and panics : Hong Kong's banks and the making of a miracle economy, 1935-1985, Leo F. Goodstadt, (electronic resource)

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Profits, politics and panics : Hong Kong's banks and the making of a miracle economy, 1935-1985
Title
Profits, politics and panics
Title remainder
Hong Kong's banks and the making of a miracle economy, 1935-1985
Statement of responsibility
Leo F. Goodstadt
Title variation
Hong Kong's banks and the making of a miracle economy, 1935-1985
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Between 1935 and 1985, Hong Kong's growth seemed unstoppable. The economy flourished despite wars, revolution and Western protectionism to emerge as a world-class manufacturing exporter and an international financial centre. Yet, for bankers, these were troubled years, with bank runs, corporate scandals and the 1983 currency collapse. The crises were avoidable and caused by government blunders as well as the banks' mismanagement. This book offers an absorbing account of a turbulent banking industry which will be compelling reading not only for bankers and corporate executives but for readers i
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digitized
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Goodstadt, Leo F
Dewey number
332.1095125
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Banks and banking
  • Hong Kong (China)
Label
Profits, politics and panics : Hong Kong's banks and the making of a miracle economy, 1935-1985, Leo F. Goodstadt, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Mismanaged by Mandarins; 2. Chinese Revolutionaries, Colonial Reformers; 3. Post-war Emergencies: From Boom to Bust; 4. Financial Centre under Siege; 5. Industrial Take-off: Cut-price and Self-financed; 6. The Rise and Fall of the Chinese Banks; 7. A Dangerous Business Model; 8. An Avoidable Crisis: The 1965 Bank Runs; 9. From Banking Crisis to Financial Catastrophe; 10. Colonial Money and Its Management; 11. The Exceptional Colony; Conclusions -- A Political Deficit; Notes; Bibliography; Index
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ocn650524470
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Extent
1 online resource (315 pages)
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9789888052707
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eBooks on EBSCOhost
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not applicable
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Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
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(OCoLC)650524470
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Profits, politics and panics : Hong Kong's banks and the making of a miracle economy, 1935-1985, Leo F. Goodstadt, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Mismanaged by Mandarins; 2. Chinese Revolutionaries, Colonial Reformers; 3. Post-war Emergencies: From Boom to Bust; 4. Financial Centre under Siege; 5. Industrial Take-off: Cut-price and Self-financed; 6. The Rise and Fall of the Chinese Banks; 7. A Dangerous Business Model; 8. An Avoidable Crisis: The 1965 Bank Runs; 9. From Banking Crisis to Financial Catastrophe; 10. Colonial Money and Its Management; 11. The Exceptional Colony; Conclusions -- A Political Deficit; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn650524470
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (315 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789888052707
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)650524470
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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