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Local business voice : the history of chambers of commerce in Britain, Ireland, and revolutionary America, 1760-2011

Author: R J Bennett
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book provides the first definitive, scholarly, and systematic history of the Chambers of Commerce (local organizations of business people) from their origins in the 18th century, through their  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R J Bennett
ISBN: 9780199584734 0199584737
OCLC Number: 727704897
Description: xiii, 921 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Overview --
Forces, origins, and diffusion --
Activities --
The members --
Then and now --
Appendix 1 : Archival and other sources --
Appendix 2 : Historical benchmarking: data compilation and alignment --
Appendix 3 : Population and economic data.
Other Titles: History of chambers of commerce in Britain, Ireland, and revolutionary America, 1760-2011
Chambers of commerce in Britain, Ireland, and revolutionary America, 1760-2011
Responsibility: Robert J. Bennett.
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An extremely accessible yet scholarly work clearly intended to be read not solely by specialist historians but by anyone with an academic or vocational interest in these fascinating institutions ... Read more...

 
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