Tin and Global Capitalism, 1850-2000: A History of

Tin and Global Capitalism, 1850-2000: A History of "the Devil's Metal"

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ISBN-13: 9781138340848
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/10/2018
Series: Routledge International Studies in Business History Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 298
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Mats Ingulstad is Postdoctoral Fellow at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway, and co-founder of the History and Strategic Raw Materials Initiative (HSRMI).

Andrew Perchard is Lecturer at the University of Strathclyde Business School, UK, and co-founder of the HSRMI.

Espen Storli is Associate Professor at NTNU, Norway, and co-founder of HSRMI.

Table of Contents

Preface Geoffrey Jones Introduction: "The Path of Civilization is Paved with Tin Cans": The Political Economy of the Global Tin Industry Mats Ingulstad, Andrew Perchard, and Espen Storli 1. Not by Tin Alone: Managing Decline in Cornwall, 1850 – 1920 Roger Burt and Norikazu Kudo 2. Bankers, Entrepreneurs and Bolivian Tin in the International Economy, 1900 – 1932 Oscar Granados 3. Summer’s Food for Winter’s Tables: Tin Consumption in the Americas Joel Wolfe 4. Banging the Tin Drum: The United States and the Quest for Strategic Self-Sufficiency in Tin Mats Ingulstad 5. Tin and the German War Economy: Scrap Drives, Black Markets and Plundering Abroad Jonas Scherner 6. Tin, Tin in the Congo: From Imperial Asset to Conflict Material Alanna O’Malley 7. The Trouble with Tin: Governments and Businesses in Decolonizing Malaya Nick White 8. Trading Tin in an Era of Decolonization Espen Storli 9. Increasing Developing Countries’ Gains from Tin Mining: The Boom Years Prior to the Collapse of the International Tin Agreement John Thoburn 10. "The strategic wolf hidden beneath the clothing of the economic sheep"? Tin and the Strategizing of Raw Materials Andrew Perchard

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