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Author Dietz, Sarah.

Title British entrepreneurship in Poland : a case study of Bradford Mills at Marki near Warsaw, 1883-1939 / Sarah Dietz
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 296 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Modern economic and social history series
Modern economic and social history series.
Contents 1. 'We may join together faithfully to raise our fortunes' : Britain's economic climate and the formation of the partnership in 1883 -- 2. 'An English company, of English registration' : the organisational form and financing of the foreign enterprise -- 3. 'To embark their energies in a part of the world more favourable' : assessing the opportunity created by foreign protectionism -- 4. 'Goods to the east and profits to the west' : industrial development in Poland and the advantages of Marki -- 5. 'British interests will be in no way served' : the role of the British consul to assist foreign direct investment -- 6. 'Your word is gold and your friendship a good security' : social and commercial networking in Warsaw -- 7. 'A piece of England on Russian soil' : building, equipping and marketing the foreign factory -- 8. 'The polish Bournville or Port Sunlight' : paternalism, the model industrial community and employment policy at Marki -- 9. 'English foremen, English machinery and English business methods' : international technology transfer and the Yorkshire community of Marki -- 10. 'Glowing accounts are being recieved from Warsaw' : evaluating the firm's mode of operation and performance from 1883 to 1914 -- 11. 'Under threats and at the Revolver's poing' : political instability and its impact on business behaviour after 1905 -- 12. 'The immensity of the calamity and the want of financial and material means' : the history of Bradford Mills at Marki from 1914-39
Notes "First published 2015 by Ashgate Publishing"--Title page verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Industrial policy -- Poland -- History
Investments, British -- Poland -- History -- 19th century
Investments, British -- Poland -- History -- 20th century
Industrial policy.
Investments, British.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1315570106