Merchant Princes and Charlatans or Makers of Money? : Decoding Icons of Nineteenth Century British and International Finance /

This book provides a critical analysis of visual images of British and international finance during the nineteenth century. Its focus is on the financiers themselves, contrasting the depiction of the respectable Merchant Princes with the less than perfect charlatans (white-collar criminals) who defr...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Sless, Henry (Author, http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/relators/aut)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan, 2022.
Edition:1st ed. 2022.
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Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Financial context
  • Visual context
  • The merchant princes
  • The charlatans
  • Financial iconography
  • Gender
  • The other
  • The law
  • Dreams and the unconscious
  • Conclusion.