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British entrepreneurship in Poland : a case study of Bradford Mills at Marki near Warsaw, 1883-1939

Author: Sarah Dietz
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2015]
Series: Modern economic and social history series.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Dietz
ISBN: 9781472441386 1472441389
OCLC Number: 900867816
Description: xii, 296 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements --
Glossary of abbreviations and translations --
Introduction --
We may join together faithfully to raise our fortunes : Britain's economic climate and the formation of the partnership in 1883 --
An English company, of English registration : the organisational form and financing of the foreign enterprise --
To embark their energies in a part of the world more favourable : assessing the opportunity created by foreign protectionism --
Goods to the east and profits to the west : industrial development in Poland and the advantages of Marki --
British interests will be in no way served : the role of the British consul to assist foreign direct investment --
Your word is gold and your friendship a good security : social and commercial networking in Warsaw --
A piece of England on russian soil : building, equipping and marketing the foreign factory --
The Polish bournville or port sunlight : paternalism, the model industrial community and employment policy at Marki --
English foremen, English machinery and English business methods : international technology transfer and the Yorkshire community of Marki --
Glowing accounts are being received from Warsaw : evaluating the firm's mode of operation and performance from 1883 to 1914 --
Under threats and at the revolver's point : political instability and its impact on business behaviour after 1905 --
The immensity of the calamity and the want of financial and material means : the history of Bradford Mills at Marki from 1914-1939 --
Conclusion --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Modern economic and social history series.
Responsibility: Sarah Dietz.

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