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Merchants to multinationals : British trading companies in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries

Responsibility Geoffrey Jones
Material Type Book
Publisher Oxford : Oxford University Press
Year 2000
Language English
Size x, 404 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Abstract This book examines the evolution of multinational trading companies from the eighteenth century to the present day. During the Industrial Revolution, British merchants established overseas branches w...ich became major trade intermediaries and subsequently engaged in foreign direct investment. Complex multinational business groups emerged controlling large investments in natural resources, processing, and services in Asia, Latin America, and Africa. show more


Central Library 2B 054212000003193 678.233/J 72 2000

Bibliographic details

Notes Bibliography: p. [365]-375
Includes index
Authors *Jones, Geoffrey, 1952-
Subjects LCSH:Trading companies -- Great Britain -- History  All Subject Search
LCSH:International business enterprises -- Great Britain -- History  All Subject Search
LCSH:Investments, British -- History  All Subject Search
LCSH:International trade -- History  All Subject Search
ID 1000012859
ISBN 0198294506
NCID BA46272851
Vol ISBN:0198294506
Created Date 2001.02.09
Modified Date 2001.02.09

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