Readership: Academics, researchers and students of Banking, Financial, and Economic History.
Youssef Cassis, Professor of Contemporary Economic History, University of Grenoble II, and Visiting Fellow at the London School of Economics and Politics, and Eric Bussière, Professor of Contemporary European History, University of Paris-IV Sorbonne
"The editors have more skilfully directed this Anglo-French band to common issues and questions than editors of conference volumes normally do, and Cassis' nine-page introduction usefully poses an agenda of questions and a comparative framework to set the reader thinking." - Business History
1: Youssef Cassis: Introduction: Comparative Perspectives on London and Paris as International Financial Centres, 1890-2000
Part I: London and Paris in Long-Term Perspective, 1890-2000
2: Ranald Michie: A Financial Phoenix: The City of London in the Twentieth Century
3: Alain Plessis: When Paris Dreamed of Competing with the City...
Part II: 'Golden Age', 1890-1914
4: Niall Ferguson: The City of London and British Imperialism: New Light on an Old Question
5: Marc Flandreau and François Gallice: Paris, London, and the International Money Market: Lessons from Paribas, 1885-1913
6: Youssef Cassis: London Banks and International Finance, 1890-1914
7: Samir Saul: New Issues, Syndicates, and the Paris Capital Market, 1890-1914
Part III: From Global Reach to Regional Withdrawal, 1914-58
8: Philip L. Cottrell: Established Connections and New Opportunities: London as a Financial Centre, 1914-58
9: Hubert Bonin: The Challenged Competitiveness of the Paris Capital Market, 1914-58
Part IV: The Road to Globalization, 1958-80
10: Catherine Schenk: Crisis and Opportunity: The Policy Environment of International Banking in the City of London, 1958-80
11: Olivier Feiertag: The International Opening up of the Paris Bourse: Debt-Economy Curbs and Market Dynamics
12: Mae Baker and Michael Collins: London as an International Banking Centre, 1958-80
13: Eric Bussière: French Banks and the Eurobonds Issue Market in the 1960s
Part V: Internationalization and Globalization, 1980-2000
14: Richard Roberts: London as an International Financial Centre, 1980-2000: Global Powerhouse or Wimbledon EC2?
15: André Straus: The Future of Paris as an International Centre from the Perspective of European Integration