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The Optical Munitions Industry In Great Britain 1888 1923

Pub Date : 2015-10-06 | Author : Stephen C Sambrook | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781317321033
ISBN 13 : 1317321030

Running counter to the general decline of technological industries in post-Victorian Britain, optical munitions provides an important, previously overlooked, study into the busines..


Britain And World War One

Pub Date : 2013-03-01 | Author : Alan G. V. Simmonds | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781136629976
ISBN 13 : 1136629971

The First World War appears as a fault line in Britain’s twentieth-century history. Between August 1914 and November 1918 the titanic struggle against Imperial Germany and her al..


Business In Britain In The Twentieth Century

Pub Date : 2009 | Author : Richard Coopey | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199226009
ISBN 13 : 0199226008

This collection of fresh, incisive scholarship, by some of the leading business historians, critically examines the nature of economic recovery in Britain in recent years. Covering..



Entrepreneurial Families

Pub Date : 2015-10-06 | Author : Andrew Popp | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781317321828
ISBN 13 : 1317321820

Entrepreneurship is increasingly being recognized as an important facet of economic history. Popp examines the Shaw family business to present a study of entrepreneurism that puts ..


Rockefeller Philanthropy And Modern Social Science

Pub Date : 2015-10-06 | Author : David L Seim | Publisher : Routledge

ISBN 10 : 9781317319900
ISBN 13 : 1317319907

Making use of untapped resources, Seim looks at the impact of the Rockefellers, viewed through the lens of their philanthropic support of social science from 1890-1940. Focusing sp..


Warfare State

Pub Date : 2005-12-08 | Author : David Edgerton | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 1139448749
ISBN 13 : 9781139448741

A challenge to the central theme of the existing histories of twentieth-century Britain, that the British state was a welfare state, this book argues that it was also a warfare sta..