Bridges and Bonds: The Role of British Merchant Bank Intermediaries in Latin American Trade and Finance Networks, 1825–1850

@article{Buchnea2020BridgesAB,
  title={Bridges and Bonds: The Role of British Merchant Bank Intermediaries in Latin American Trade and Finance Networks, 1825–1850},
  author={Emily Buchnea},
  journal={Enterprise \& Society},
  year={2020},
  volume={21},
  pages={453 - 493}
}
  • E. Buchnea
  • Published 4 February 2020
  • History, Economics
  • Enterprise & Society
In the first half of the nineteenth century, transatlantic trade and finance networks were complex webs of transactions often consisting of lengthy chains of connections linking distant firms to distant markets. As a number of scholars have shown, merchant bankers of the nineteenth century were at the center of many of these networks, acting as an interconnected and often impenetrable group that dictated the flow of capital and investment across many borders. Most recently, scholars such as… 
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