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Deryck Schreuder and Stuart Ward

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780199563739

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563739.001.0001

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Money: Trade, Investment, and Economic Nationalism

Money: Trade, Investment, and Economic Nationalism

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(p.211) 9 Money: Trade, Investment, and Economic Nationalism
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Australia’s Empire
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Geoffrey Bolton

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199563739.003.0009

This chapter examines the nature of investment, trade, and economic nationalism in colonial Australia. It argues that British finance played only a minor role in the first half-century of colonization because during this period Australian colonies remained undercapitalized. However, free trading brought great advantages to Australian exporters to Britain and entrepreneurs benefitted from membership to the Empire by being able to offer loans on the London markets at favourable secured rates.

Keywords:   investment, trade, economic nationalism, Australian colonies, British Empire, free trade, loans

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