The Evolution of Banking: A Study of the Development of the Credit System by Robert H. Howe. Charles H. Kerr Co-Operative, Chicago. 1915.
Contents: Foreword, Introduction, English Tallies 16 Modern Banking, The Introduction of Bank Checks, The Cause of Bank Panics, The Bank of Venice, The Story of the Guernsey Market, Opposition by Private Bankers, Henry D. Lloyd on the Guernsey Financial Plan, French Assignats, State Banks in America, Condition of American Banks, The Bank of the State of South Carolina, The State Bank of Illinois, State Bank Issues in Michigan, Demonetization of the Silver Dollar in 1873, The Federal Reserve Bank, The Fluctuating Value of Gold, Henry D. Lloyd on Money, Conclusion. 192 pages.
The Charles H Kerr publishing house was responsible for some of the earliest translations and editions of Marx, Engels, and other leaders of the socialist movement in the United States. Publisher of the Socialist Party aligned International Socialist Review, the Charles H Kerr Co. was an exponent of the Party’s left wing and the most important left publisher of the pre-Communist US workers movement
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