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British Business in Asia since 1860 - R. P. T. Davenport-Hines

British Business in Asia since 1860

By: R. P. T. Davenport-Hines (Editor), Geoffrey Jones (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 31st March 1989
ISBN: 9780521335270
Number Of Pages: 318

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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.

"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

List of illustrations
List of maps
List of tables
Preface
British business in Asia since 1860
British business in Iran, 1860s-1970s
British business in Russian Asia since the 1860s: an opportunity lost?
British business in India, 1860-1970
Early British business in Thailand
British business in Malaysia and Singapore since the 1870s
British business in China, 1860s-1950s
British business in Japan since 1868
Notes
Index
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ISBN: 9780521335270
ISBN-10: 0521335272
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 318
Published: 31st March 1989
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.64