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The Global Cigarette: Origins and Evolution of British American Tobacco, 1880-1945

Howard Cox

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292210
eISBN:
9780191684890
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292210.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

During the 1880s, the tobacco manufacturing industries of Britain and America were revolutionized by the introduction of mechanized cigarette production. The ... More


BAT in China

Howard Cox

in The Global Cigarette: Origins and Evolution of British American Tobacco, 1880-1945

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198292210
eISBN:
9780191684890
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198292210.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

This chapter discusses the challenges faced by BAT Co. in entering the Chinese cigarette market. The structure of the company's organization in ... More


The Russo-Chinese Bank (1896–1910): An International Bank in Russia and Asia

Kazuhiko Yago

in The Origins of International Banking in Asia: The Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199646326
eISBN:
9780191745256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646326.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

It was not only British and French banks that developed extensive operations in the Far East before the First World War for there were representatives from Germany and Russia as well as other ... More


Far East and Pacific: Overview

Peter Borscheid

in World Insurance: The Evolution of a Global Risk Network

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199657964
eISBN:
9780191744709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657964.003.0018
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Business History

This chapter discusses the development of the insurance industry in the Far East and Pacific. In its nineteenth-century global territorial conquests, the European insurance industry encountered many ... More


Can Finance Change the World?

Geoffrey Jones

in Profits and Sustainability: A History of Green Entrepreneurship

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198706977
eISBN:
9780191840340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198706977.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, International Business

The chapter examines the role of government in green industries from 1980 to the present, using the examples of waste management and wind and solar energy. In waste, privatization and more stringent ... More


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