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Dudley Docker : the life and times of a trade warrior

Author: R P T Davenport-Hines
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is an exploration of the life of Dudley Docker (1862-1944), one of the most powerful businessmen of his era. It sketches the life and times of Docker, describes the deals he fixed and recounts the rise and fall of the companies he directed.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Dudley Docker
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R P T Davenport-Hines
ISBN: 052189400X 9780521894005
OCLC Number: 49550171
Description: 307 pages : illustrations ; 23 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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