The Rio Tinto Company
An Economic History of a Leading International Mining Concern, 1873-1954
Winner of the 1981 Wadsworth Prize for Business History, Dr Harvey's independent study of the Rio Tinto Company is a valuable addition to the sparse empirical literature on international business. It also enlightens aspects of modern Spanish history.
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'The Rio Tinto archive ... provides the basis for his analysis ... he treats a wide range of subjects with sophistication and expertise' in 'a model study of a major business concern' (European History Quarterly). It 'is at its best when it homes in on the way in which this large enterprise... applied itself to the manipulation of markets' (Financial Times).