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  • Phossy Jaw and the French Match Workers

    Occupational Health and Women In the Third Republic, 1st Edition

    By Bonnie Gordon

    The 1898 suppression of white phosphorous in the French match industry was a victory of organized labour. At a time when most French workers did not have the power to effect changes in the health and safety conditions of their work, the match workers succeeded. At a time when most French women were…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women and Business

  • Women at Work

    A Brief Introduction to Trade Unionism for Women, 1st Edition

    By Mary Agnes Hamilton

    This book, first published in 1941, is concerned to relate the argument for Trade Unionism to the needs of women who work, whether in their homes or outside them. It is, in part, a historical analysis of the inter-war years, and it also prefigures the changes to women’s working conditions brought…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women and Business

  • Women in Business

    Perspectives on Women Entrepreneurs, 1st Edition

    By Sheila Allen, Carole Truman

    This important collection, first published in 1993, brings together the most comprehensive analyses of women’s experience in business to date. The small business world – usually associated with men – is unpacked to display the multiple roles played by women. Links are made between lifestyles and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Women and Business

  • The Evolution of Business

    Interpretative Theory, History and Firm Growth, 1st Edition

    By Ellen Korsager

    Firm growth. This concept has interested researchers for generations. Economists have sought to predict and measure firm growth using a host of different variables, while strategic management scholars depict growth as the result of clever analyses and rational resource exploitation.…

    Hardback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • Accounting for Alcohol

    An Accounting History of Brewing, Distilling and Viniculture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Quinn, João Oliveira

    Consumption of alcohol is a globally ubiquitous, often controversial activity, and business organizations in this sector are of significant social and economic relevance. This book draws on accounting records from the sector to reveal fresh and unique insights into the historic development of the…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31
    Routledge
    Routledge New Works in Accounting History

  • Reappraising State-Owned Enterprise

    A Comparison of the UK and Italy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Franco Amatori, Robert Millward, Pier Angelo Toninelli

    After a quarter century of almost general condemnation and rebuttal of the entire nationalization experience, it appears that there are second thoughts about governmental direct intervention in the economy. Reappraising State-Owned Enterprise deals with a topic often undervalued in the past decade…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • The History of the Beer and Brewing Industry

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ignazio Cabras, David Higgins

    Beer is widely defined as the result of the brewing process which has been refined and improved over centuries. Beer is the drink of the masses – it is bought by consumers whose income, wealth, education, and ethnic background vary substantially, something which can be seen by taking a look at the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • Foundations of Scenario Planning

    The Story of Pierre Wack, 1st Edition

    By Thomas J Chermack

    Pierre Wack was head of scenario planning at Royal Dutch / Shell Oil in London for just over ten years. He died in 1997. He was a pioneer of what we know today as scenario planning – an alternative and complement to strategic planning. Scenarios explore a variety of possible futures for examining…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • Business Cycles and Economic Crises

    A Bibliometric and Economic History, 1st Edition

    By Niels Geiger, Vadim Kufenko

    Throughout the history of economic thought, interest in business cycles and economic crises has sometimes been observed to rise during times of crises, recessions and depressions. However, the treatment of this topic in the literature has generally been merely anecdotal. This book presents a…

    Hardback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • Chinese Trade

    Trade Deficits, State Subsidies and the Rise of China, 1st Edition

    By Rich Marino

    There’s no question, compared to the advanced economies China’s economic growth rates have been spectacular, but in most instances the economic analysts tend to forget that a large part of China’s growth has been dictated by government industrial subsidies. How did China go from a bit player…

    Hardback – 2018-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

  • The Organization of Transport

    A History of Users, Industry, and Public Policy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Massimo Moraglio, Christopher Kopper

    Over the past ten years, the study of mobility has demonstrated groundbreaking approaches and new research patterns. These investigations criticize the concept of mobility itself, suggesting the need to merge transport and communication research, and to approach the topic with novel instruments and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

  • The Power of Corporate Networks

    A Comparative and Historical Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas David, Gerarda Westerhuis

    Corporate networks, the links between companies and their leaders, reflect a country’s economic organization and its corporate governance system. Most research on corporate networks focuses on individual countries or particular time periods, however, making fruitful comparisons over…

    Paperback – 2018-08-07
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in Business History

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