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Joseph Chamberlain : entrepreneur in politics

Author: Peter T Marsh
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Joseph Chamberlain was the first industrialist to reach the highest sphere of British politics. Conspicuously successful as a young man in Birmingham's metal-manufacturing industry, he later tackled politics as business, venture by venture, innovative in organisation as well as product, alert to the importance of accounting and marketing. Aggressive and direct in both personality and principle, Chamberlain was loyal
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Genre/Form: Biography
Electronic books
Biographies
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Marsh, Peter T.
Joseph Chamberlain.
New Haven : Yale University Press, 1994
(DLC) 93047209
(OCoLC)29518953
Named Person: Joseph Chamberlain; Joseph Chamberlain; Joseph Chamberlain; Joseph Chamberlain; Joseph Chamberlain; Joseph Chamberlain
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter T Marsh
ISBN: 9780300159233 0300159234
OCLC Number: 956712105
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 725 pages)
Contents: The Roots of the Enterprise: c l7OO-l854; Screw King:1854-1869; The Transfer from Business to Politics: 1867-1874; Civic Investment: 1869-1880; Organizational Innovation: 1876-1880; Assertive Apprentice: 1880-1884; Rising Expectations: 1884-1885; Overextension: 1885; The Crash: 1885-1886; In Bankruptcy: 1886-1887; New Resources: 1887-1891; Divisional Manager: 1891-1895; Evading Discredit: 1895-1897; Imperial Investment: 1895-1898; Test of Investments: 1899; The Business of War: 1900-1902; Dual Directors: 1902-1903; Hastened Culmination: 1903; The All-Consuming Venture: 1903-1906; Paralysis: 1906-1914; Notes; Manuscript Collections Consulted.
Responsibility: Peter T. Marsh.

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Based on archives worldwide, this work explores the political involvements of this British industrialist. The study reveals Chamberlain's aggressive approach to Britain's problems between 1867 and  Read more...

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