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Institutions, Entrepreneurs, and American Economic History

How the Farmers’ Loan and Trust Company Shaped the Laws of Business from 1822 to 1929

Authors: Hansen, B.

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About this book

This book examines the history of the first trust company, the Farmers Loan and Trust, and its influence on the evolution of corporate law, regulation, and taxation.

About the authors

Bradley A. Hansen is Associate Professor intheDepartment of Economics at the University of Mary Washington.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Introduction: The Farmers’ Loan and Trust Company as an Institutional Entrepreneur

    Hansen, Bradley A.

    Pages 1-10

  • The First Trust Company

    Hansen, Bradley A.

    Pages 13-37

  • Vexatious Lawsuits and the Path to Railroad Finance

    Hansen, Bradley A.

    Pages 39-67

  • The Farmers’ Loan and Trust Company and the Evolution of Corporate Finance

    Hansen, Bradley A.

    Pages 69-92

  • Corporate Reorganization

    Hansen, Bradley A.

    Pages 95-128

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eBook $79.99
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $115.00
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $110.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-349-37196-9
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Institutions, Entrepreneurs, and American Economic History
Book Subtitle
How the Farmers’ Loan and Trust Company Shaped the Laws of Business from 1822 to 1929
Authors
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Bradley A. Hansen
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-61913-5
DOI
10.1057/9780230619135
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-60392-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-37196-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 227
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