Date of Award


Degree Type

Bachelors Essay

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science (BS)


Business Administration


The business of banking is of great antiquity and in its simpler forms no doubt was understood and practiced by the Assyrians, Babylonians and Athenians. As the taking of interest for money lies at the root of all banking and furnishes the chief motive for it, wherever a people were sufficiently advanced to loan money for hire, there would naturally spring up many of the practices and methods of modern banking...


Submitted in partial fulfillment of the Requirements for Bachelor of Science Degree of Economics, from the Robt. A. Johnston School of Economics, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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