The publication The Ionian Bank: An Imperial Institution 1839-1864 presents the first part of the history of Ionian Bank. It covers the period from its founding in 1839 until its transformation in an Anglo-Greek credit institution, with the annexation of the Ionian Islands to Greece, in 1864.
- Language: English
- Author: Philip L. Cottrell
- Publisher: Alpha Bank
- Place: Athens
- Year published: 2007
- Dimensions: 27 x 22 cm
- Cover type: Hardcover
- Pages: 412
- English ISBN: 978-960-88823-6-2
What the publication includes
The publication The Ionian Bank: An Imperial Institution 1839-1864 has 9 chapters. They present in detail:
- The factors that led to the start of operations.
- The privileges.
- The expansion.
- The relations with local authorities.
- The internal and external challenges.
Professor Cottrell discusses those subjects mainly based on the salvaged bank records.
The publication is tied to the list of records of Ionian Bank held in the British Library of Political and Economic Science, at the London School of Economics, Papers of the Ionian Bank Limited (2005) by Zoë Browne.