Chronicles of British Business in Asia 1850-1960

By: Lionel Carter

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Contents: Introduction. 1. Histories relating to Asia in general. 2. History relating to Central Asia. 3. Histories relating to East Asia. 4. Histories relating to the middle east. 5. Histories relating to South Asia.6. Histories relating to Southeast Asia. 7. Histories of British multinationals and other British companies which had branches, subsidiaries or networks in parts of Asia. Appendices: 1. A select list of other British shipping companies and lines serving Asian ports where histories are known to exist. 2. Histories of Indian railway companies which originated as British-controlled companies. General index. Index of firms and persons. "Chronicles of British Business in Asia, 1850-1960 provides descriptions of more than a hundred British firms which have had 'company histories' written about their activities in Asia. The years chosen cover the 'high-noon' of the British Empire as well as its subsequent decline and the firms are shown as having to come to terms with very different operating circumstances. The studies range from banks to shipping firms and agency houses; from a cotton-loom manufacturing company to rubber and tea plantation concerns as well as mining firms. There are remarkable examples of determined entrepreneurship in the face of almost unbelievable adverse fortune. Printed Pages: 228

Title: Chronicles of British Business in Asia 1850-1960

Author Name: Lionel Carter

Categories: Business and Economics, India,

Publisher: New Delhi, Manohar Publishers & Distributors:

ISBN: 8173044708

ISBN 13: 9788173044700

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

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Seller ID: 1200684

Keywords: Chronicles of British Business in Asia 1850-1960 Manohar Publishers & Distributors