The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science Volume 21

The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science Volume 21

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...added copious notes, and in an introduction of some seventy pages he has presented an adequate biography of Major Richardson and a bibliography of his writings. The volume is illustrated with numerous portraits, maps and plans of battles. and supplied with a table of contents and index, which were lacking in the original edition.' "FUNDS AND THEIR Uses."J by Dr. Frederick A. Cleveland, is the first volume in the Business Series published by the Appleton company. The work is divided into three parts, (I) what are funds? (2) how funds are obtained, and (3) the agencies cmploycd in funding operations. The author has explained all the more important features of the subject in a non-technical way for the benefit of the layman and the beginner in finance. In part one the various forms of money and credit funds are discussed; in the second part those who acquire funds are divided into two classes, the dependent, who rely upon gifts or inheritance, and the independent, who secure funds through exchange of value. In part three there is an interesting explanation of the operation of the United States Treasury, the building and loan association, the savings bank, the general commercial bank, the trust company, the brokerage firm. the brokers' exchange or board and the insurance company. There is a great abundance of illustrations including facsimiles of checks, drafts, stock and bond certificates, notes and commercial paper of all kinds. The author advocates no theories and proposes no remedies, but aims simply to explain our system of private finance as it is.' DEMAND ron UNIFORMITY in laws governing commerce and business interests having an interstate bearing expressed itself forty years ago in the National Bank Act. For...show more

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  • Paperback | 250 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 454g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236986679
  • 9781236986672