About the book
An engaging account of the rise and dominance of the City of London, arguably the most important phenomenon of British history in the last 300 years. 'The City today is the most dynamic and world-beating sector of the British economy. Increasingly, it is the City that calls the shots. More than ever, governments and industry are constrained in their conduct by the fear of the judgement of the financial markets. This book looks back over the past 20 years and examines the extraordinary rise of this economic entity that is the City of London.
This lively read is strongly recommended - it should lead to plentiful and fruitful debate
A lively account of how the City works and how it has changed in recent decades. Their book is knowledgeable and provocative.
A thoughtful and thought-provoking study of the moods and machinations of the world's largest international financial centre
Very readable and rich with anecdotes, this is a pithy and provoking guide to the modern City