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作者 Clark, Geoffrey W
書名 The Appeal of Insurance
出版項 Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2010
國際標準書號 9781442685888 (electronic bk.)
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版本 2nd ed
說明 1 online resource (258 pages)
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附註 Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Contributors -- Introduction -- 1 How to Tame Chance: Evolving Languages of Risk, Trust, and Expertise in Eighteenth-Century German Proto-Insurances -- 2 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz's Work on Insurance -- 3 The Slave's Appeal: Insurance and the Rise of Commercial Property -- 4 Fire, Property Insurance, and Perceptions of Risk in Eighteenth-Century Britain -- 5 A Licence to Bet: Life Insurance and the Gambling Act in the British Courts -- 6 'The Rules of Prudence': Political Liberalism and Life Assurance in the Nineteenth Century -- 7 Honesty, Fidelity, and Insurance in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century England -- 8 Competing Appeals: The Rise of Mixed Welfare Economies in Europe, 1850-1945 -- 9 Employers and Industrial Accident Insurance in Spain, 1900-1963 -- 10 Five Ironies of Insurance
The Appeal of Insurance explores how insurance has grown in concert with a clientele largely of its own making. Drawing on the fields of history, sociology, criminology and economics, these essays illuminate the dialectical relationship between the expansion of business and the public demand for economic and social security
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Clark, Geoffrey W. The Appeal of Insurance Toronto : University of Toronto Press,c2010 9781442640658
主題 Insurance - History
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Alt Author Anderson, Greg
Thomann, Christian
Von Der Schulenburg, J. Matthias-Graf
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