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Author Eakin, Marshall C. (Marshall Craig), 1952- author.

Title British enterprise in Brazil : the St. John d'el Rey Mining Company and the Morro Velho Gold Mine, 1830-1960 / Marshall C. Eakin
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 1989
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Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 334 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Series e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Contents Introduction: Gold Mining in Minas Gerais -- The Company: The St. John d'el Rey Mining Company, Limited. The Politics of a Foreign Enterprise. Technology and Labor in the Workplace -- The Community: From Rural Village to Industrial City. From Slave Society to Working-Class Community. British Society in the Tropics -- Conclusion: British Enterprise in Brazil -- Appendixes: Original Directors, St. John d'el Rey Mining Company. Chairmen of the Board, St. John d'el Rey Mining Company, Limited, 1830-1960. Description of the Morro Velho Estate, 1834 272. Superintendents, St. John d'el Rey Mining Company, Limited, 1830- 1960. Lima Family. Ribeiro Family
Summary Marshall Eakin presents what may be the most detailed study ever written about the operations of a foreign business in Latin America and the first scholarly, book-length study of any foreign business enterprise in Brazil. Between 1830 and 1970 the British-owned St. John d'el Rey Mining Company, Ltd. constructed a diverse business conglomerate around Minas Gerais, South America's largest gold mine, in Nova Lima. Until the 1950s the company was the largest industrial firm and the largest taxpayer in Brazil's most populous state. Utilizing company and local archives, Eakin shows that the
Analysis Corporations, British Brazil Nova Lima History
Gold industry Brazil Nova Lima History
Investments, British Brazil Nova Lima History
Nova Lima (Brazil) History
Saint John d'El Rey Mining Company History
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 317-327) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Saint John d'El Rey Mining Company -- History.
Saint John d'El Rey Mining Company.
St. John d'el Rey Mining Company
Corporations, British -- Brazil -- Nova Lima -- History
Gold industry -- Brazil -- Nova Lima -- History
Investments, British -- Brazil -- Nova Lima -- History
Geschichte (1830-1860)
Geschichte (1830-1960)
Auslandsinvestition
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Corporate & Business History.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Infrastructure.
Bergbauindustrie
Corporations, British.
Gold industry.
Goldbergbau
HISTORY / Latin America / South America
Investissements britanniques -- Brésil -- Nova Lima (Brésil) -- histoire.
Investments, British.
Or -- Mines et extraction -- Brésil -- Nova Lima (Brésil) -- histoire.
Saint John d'el Rey Mining Company -- histoire.
Unternehmer
Nova Lima (Brazil) -- History
Brasilien
Brazil -- Nova Lima.
Großbritannien
Nova Lima
Nova Lima -- Industrie -- Histoire.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0822382334
1283023644
9780822382331
9781283023641