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Counter This volume includes ten essays dealing with financial and other forms of economic intermediation in Europe, Canada, and the United States since the seventeenth century. Each relates the development of institutions to economic change and describes their evolution over time, as well as discusses several different forms of intermediation and deals with significant economic and historical issues.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Financial insitutions Congresses, Economic development Congresses