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An immersive history of 50 major American banks and their transformation of the nation into a leading world power .
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Genealogy of American Finance

By Robert E . Wright and Richard Sylla
Foreword by Charles M . Royce
“ Genealogy of American Finance is a treasure trove of information on American banking and its history , in an unusual — and unusually useful — format .”
— John Steele Gordon , author of Empire of Wealth
An immersive history of 50 major American banks and their transformation of the nation into a leading world power .
In this gorgeously illustrated hardcover book — published by the Museum of American Finance and Columbia Business School Publishing — readers learn how 50 financial corporations came to dominate the US banking system , shaping the nation ’ s political , social and economic growth along the way . A story that spans more than two centuries of war , crisis and exciting promise , this account reminds readers that American banking was never a fixed enterprise but has evolved in tandem with the fits and starts of the country . A key text for navigating the complex terrain of American finance , this volume draws a fascinating family tree for projecting the future of a nation .
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