Includes bibliographical references (pages -198) and index.
Banking in the Industrial Age. The need for banking ; The mechanics of traditional banking ; The problems with banking -- Banking in the Digital Age. Banking is not limited to banks ; The mechanics of shadow banking ; The financial crisis of 2007-08 ; The financial system after 2008 -- A financial system for the Digital Age. Banking is no longer need ; Accounting for the future: end banking ; The role of the public sector ; The big picture.