1. Foreword
  2. Introduction
  3. The Beginnings: From Mesopotamia through Florence to London
  4. The First Indutsrial Revolution (1769-1850)
  5. The Second Industrial Revolution (1870-1914)
  6. The Third Industrial Revolution (1918-1939), the era of delayed and interrupted development
  7. Banking systemsafter WW II.
  8. The effect of digitalisation on the banking sector
  9. Digitalisation and the monetary system
  10. Banking regulation and supervision
  11. Acknowledgements

List of acronyms

List of boxes, charts and tables