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Harvard Studies in Business History 30

The British Shipbuilding Industry, 1870–1914

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ISBN 9780674436152

Publication Date: 06/18/1979

312 pages

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  • Editor’s Introduction
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. The Evolution of the Steel Steamship
  • 2. Fluctuations in Shipbuilding Output
  • 3. Regional Shipbuilding
  • 4. The Firms
  • 5. Industrial Organization
  • 6. The Development of the Shipyard
  • 7. Scientific Shipbuilding and the Evolution of Technical Education
  • 8. Labor and Labor Relations
  • 9. Wages, Employment, and Productivity
  • 10. The Influence of the State
  • 11. Conclusion
  • Appendix A: A Note on Tonnage Measurements
  • Appendix B: Statistical Tables
  • Notes
  • Abbreviations
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Index

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