By John A. Consiglio,Juan Carlos Martinez Oliva,Gabriel Tortella,John A, Mr Consiglio,Juan Carlos, Mr Martinez Oliva,Gabriel, Professor Tortella,Iain L. Fraser,Monika, Ms Pohle Fraser

This quantity provides a wide ranging photo of the numerous nationwide and overseas traits and advancements, components, customs, and occasions that experience characterized banking within the Mediterranean zone during the last centuries. in this interval banking within the Mediterranean advanced precise features, a number of going well past the constrained realities of colonial family. the variety of concerns lined via the publication is wide and comprises either nationwide banking evolution and pan-regional issues. The chapters comment on numerous points of Iberian, Italian, French, Greek, Maltese, Moroccan, and Ottoman banking historical past, focusing really on matters in relation to valuable banking, numismatics, archival recording, and pan-Mediterranean monetary dynamics. The heritage of convinced particular associations is usually thought of, together with the Imperial Ottoman financial institution, The Ionian financial institution, The Banque d'Etat du Maroc, and others.

Bringing jointly papers by way of top banking and finance historians that have been first provided on the eu organization for Banking historical past convention held in Malta in June 2007, this quantity bargains a useful perception in the direction of a much wider and extra unique figuring out of the jobs of banking and finance in Mediterranean financial background. visible in a context of what has hitherto been anything of a old vacuum by way of the insurance of a lot writing on eu banking and monetary background, and the significance given to the Mediterranean region's banking historical past in its personal correct, this is often an leading edge booklet that either contributes in the direction of our wisdom the topic, and establishes a trend for extra paintings during this very important region of ecu financial history.

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