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Dudley Docker : the life and times of a trade warrior

Author: R P T Davenport-Hines
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dudley Docker (1862-1944) was one of the most powerful European businessmen of his era, through his secretiveness and taste for intrigue served to obscure his importance. This book is a feat of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Davenport-Hines, R.P.T. (Richard Peter Treadwell), 1953-
Dudley Docker.
Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1984
(OCoLC)777014639
Named Person: Dudley Docker; Dudley Docker; Dudley Docker
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: R P T Davenport-Hines
ISBN: 0521265576 9780521265577
OCLC Number: 10752246
Description: xii, 295 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: List of illustrations, figures and tables; Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; 1. Dudley Docker and his world; 2. Domestic life and early career; 3. Birmingham's industrial titan 1902-14; 4. Business leagues and business newspapers 1905-14; 5. The Great War 1914-18; 6. The Federation of British industries and the British Commonwealth Union 1916-22; 7. Diplomacy, the British Trade Corporation and the British Stockbrockers Trust 1916-25; 8. Armaments, electricity and rolling-stock 1917-29; 9. Inter-war politics 1922-39; 10. International electrical and railway trusts 1914-44; 11. Birmingham Small Arms 1918-44; 12. Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: R.P.T. Davenport-Hines.
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