Victorian insolvency bankruptcy, imprisonment for debt, and company winding-up in nineteenth-century England

This is a legal and financial history of bankruptcy in 19th-century England. The author offers a full statistical analysis of insolvency, imprisonment for debt and company winding-up, which demonstrates the validity of the notion that financial failure was a significant problem of the times

Main Author: Lester, V. Markham
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Clarendon 1995, 1995
Series:Oxford historical monographs / Oxford historical monographs
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Summary:This is a legal and financial history of bankruptcy in 19th-century England. The author offers a full statistical analysis of insolvency, imprisonment for debt and company winding-up, which demonstrates the validity of the notion that financial failure was a significant problem of the times
Physical Description:xii, 354 p.
ISBN:9780191676536