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Knowing sovereigns: forms of knowledge and the changing practice of sovereign lending

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This thesis examines how sovereign lending, i.e. the practice of lending capital to sovereigns, has changed since the early nineteenth century. It tackles this question by investigating how lenders have thought about sovereigns for the past two centuries, focusing on the tools they have used to know and represent them. I argue that there was a critical shift in the early twentieth century in terms of the kinds of knowledge lenders deployed to know sovereigns. This shift differentiates the ...

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Politics & Int Relations
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Politics & Int Relations
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Politics & Int Relations
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London School of Economics and Political Science
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DPhil
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University of Oxford

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