Maritime enterprise and empire : Sir William Mackinnon and his business network, 1823-93 (eBook, 2003) [WorldCat.org]
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Maritime enterprise and empire : Sir William Mackinnon and his business network, 1823-93

Author: J Forbes Munro
Publisher: Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK ; Rochester, NY : Boydell Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores the nineteenth century roots of globalisation through the activities of the enterprise network created by the Scottish merchant, William Mackinnon. It follows the rise of the family-led business group from its modest origins in Scotland to its transformation into the world's largest maritime and mercantile conglomerate, tracingthe history of the various shipping firms within the group - including  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Munro, J. Forbes.
Maritime enterprise and empire.
Woodbridge, Suffolk, UK ; Rochester, NY : Boydell Press, 2003
(DLC) 2002153718
(OCoLC)51022912
Named Person: William Mackinnon; William Mackinnon
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Forbes Munro
ISBN: 1846151139 9781846151132
OCLC Number: 57653564
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 525 pages) : illustrations
Responsibility: J. Forbes Munro.
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This book explores the nineteenth century roots of globalisation through the activities of the enterprise network created by the Scottish merchant, William Mackinnon. It follows the rise of the family-led business group from its modest origins in Scotland to its transformation into the world's largest maritime and mercantile conglomerate, tracingthe history of the various shipping firms within the group - including the British India, Netherlands India and Australasian United companies - and identifies the key factors behind its domination of coastal steamshipping around the Indian Ocean and in.

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