Bankers
(3,579 words)

The heyday of Jewish banking houses in the 19th century was due in large part to their participation in the issue of government bonds and securities, especially for the procurement of capital for the building of railways and the management of foreign investments. They contributed to the prodigious economic g…

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Dolores L. Augustine, New York, “Bankers”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 21 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0073>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20170409



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