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Title The multinational traders / edited by Geoffrey Jones.

Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1998.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  382.6 MULT    DUE 09-12-19
Physical description xi, 236 pages ; 24 cm
Notes Papers originally presented at a conference held at the University of Reading, UK, in September 1997.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Multinational trading companies in history and theory / Geoffrey Jones -- 2. The economic analysis of multinational trading companies / Mark Casson -- 3. From regional trade to global shipping: Mackinnon Mackenzie & Co within the Mackinnon Enterprise Network / J. Forbes Munro -- 4. The German metal traders before 1914 / Susan Becker -- 5. Dutch multinational trading companies in the twentieth century / Keetie E. Sluyterman -- 6. British trading companies in South America after 1914 / Robert Greenhill and Rory Miller -- 7. Trading companies in twentieth-century Sweden / Hans De Geer -- 8. The development of Swiss trading companies in the twentieth century / Sebastien Guex -- 9. French trading companies in sub-Saharan Africa 1960-90 / Helene D'Almeida-Topor -- 10. Japanese general trading companies and 'free-standing' FDI after 1960 / Ken'ichi Yasumuro -- 11. Is efficiency compatible with history?: Evidence from Japanese general trading companies / Tom Roehl.
12. Why do traders invest in manufacturing? / Jean-Francois Hennart and Georgine M. Kryda.
Other author Jones, Geoffrey, 1952-
Subject Trading companies -- History -- Congresses.
Export marketing -- History -- Congresses.
International trade -- History -- Congresses.
International business enterprises -- History -- Congresses.
ISBN 0415180023 (hardcover)