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Published: 19 February 2014

464 Pages | Numerous colour plates

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780199689804

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The Value of Risk

Swiss Re and the History of Reinsurance

Edited by Harold James, Peter Borscheid, David Gugerli, and Tobias Straumann

  • First book to describe comprehensively the history of reinsurance
  • Based largely on primary sources which so far have not been used for research purposes
  • Distinguished team of expert authors
  • Dedicated chapters on the historical context in which Swiss Re developed
  • Provides a professional angle on current topics such as risk, disasters, and financial crises

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