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The World of Big Business Before 1914

Youssef Cassis

in Big Business

Published in print July 1999 | ISBN: 9780198296065
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191596056 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198296061.003.0001
 The World of Big Business Before 1914

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Analyses the world of big business before 1914. Companies with a share capital of £2 million or more, and a workforce of 10,000 or more are considered as large. It emphasizes the weight of banking and heavy industry in German and French big business and points to greater diversity in Britain.

Keywords: banking; heavy industry; large firms; share capital; workforce

Chapter.  10229 words. 

Subjects: Economic History

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