Journals Higher Education



Published: 09 September 2010

320 Pages | Black and white plates; colour plates


ISBN: 9780199592890

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The Rise and Fall of Great Companies

Courtaulds and the Reshaping of the Man-Made Fibres Industry

Geoffrey Owen

OUP/Pasold Research Fund

Pasold Studies in Textile History

  • A detailed study of how globalization has affected the structure and location of a major industry
  • An original contribution to the long-standing debate about British industrial decline
  • Written by Geoffrey Owen, former editor of the Financial Times and bestselling author of From Empire to Europe (HarperCollins, 2000)

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