British Business in Asia since 1860

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Overview

Eight leading business historians examine the role of British business in Iran, India, Thailand, Malaysia, China, Russian Asia, and Japan. The primary focus is on the impact of British commerce in the region, and the essays, based on research in British business archives and government papers, discuss the activities and performance of British companies.
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"In short, this is a volume which contains a variety of interesting contributions to business history, economic history and the study of imperialism. The common feature is a high standard of scholarship, drawing upon Asian as well as British sources." G. C. Peden, Albion
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Essays based on research in British business archives and government papers discuss the activities and performance of British companies. The secondary theme is the relationship between British business and British and foreign government. Acidic paper. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR booknews.com
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521335270
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 2/2/1989
  • Pages: 318
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.87 (d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations; List of maps; List of tables; Preface; 1. British business in Asia since 1860 R. P. T. Davenport-Hines and Geoffrey Jones; 2. British business in Iran, 1860s–1970s Frances Bostock and Geoffrey Jones; 3. British business in Russian Asia since the 1860s: an opportunity lost? Christine White; 4. British business in India, 1860–1970 B. R. Tomlinson; 5. Early British business in Thailand Malcolm Falkus; 6. British business in Malaysia and Singapore since the 1870s Jean-Jacques van Helten and Geoffrey Jones; 7. British business in China, 1860s–1950s Jürgen Osterhammel; 8. British business in Japan since 1868 R. P. T. Davenport-Hines and Geoffrey Jones; Notes; Index.
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