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Author Borscheid, Peter,
Title The value of risk : Swiss Re and the history of reinsurance / Harold James, Peter Borscheid, David Gugerli, and Tobias Straumann.
Imprint Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.

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Author Borscheid, Peter,
Subject Swiss Re (Firm)
Reinsurance.
Reinsurance -- History.
Alt Name Gugerli, David, 1961-
Straumann, Tobias,
James, Harold, 1956-
Oxford University Press.
Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white, and colour)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary This title explains how today's insurance industry developed and highlights the role of the reinsurance industry in spreading risks globally. It examines the development of insurance markets and of the reinsurance industry in particular, and the history of Swiss Re, one of the leading reinsurance companies in the world.
Note Online resource; title from home page (viewed on March 19, 2014).
Contents Cover; THE VALUE OF RISK: Swiss Re and the History of Reinsurance; Copyright; PREFACE ; CONTENTS ; LIST OF TABLES AND FIGURES IN APPENDIX ; LIST OF PLATES ; LIST OF PERMISSION CREDITS
INTRODUCTION: THE INSURING INSTINCT 1 PERCEIVING RISK ; 2 ORGANIZING RISK ; 3 THE JOINT-STOCK PRINCIPLE ; 4 REINSURANCE
PART I: GLOBAL INSURANCE NETWORKS CHAPTER 1: THE EARLY YEARS ; 1 THE BEGINNINGS-ON THE TRAIL OF SUGAR
ISBN 9780191769450 (ebook)
0191769452 (ebook)
OCLC # 880244599


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