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The Resource British investments and the American mining frontier, 1860-1901

British investments and the American mining frontier, 1860-1901

Label
British investments and the American mining frontier, 1860-1901
Title
British investments and the American mining frontier, 1860-1901
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This significant study offers information on the British investors who brought capital to America's mining industry in the late nineteenth century. The author devotes primary attention to the promotional activities that led to the organization and operation of more than 500 English joint venture stock companies between 1860 and 1901
Cataloging source
DLC
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Spence, Clark C
Dewey number
338.7622
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HD9506.U62
LC item number
S77
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mineral industries
  • Mineral industries
  • Investments, British
  • Mines
  • Investissements britanniques
Label
British investments and the American mining frontier, 1860-1901
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Published for the American Historical Association."
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 267-279
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The background of investment -- Individual promoters -- Co-operative promotion -- Promotional methods and techniques -- Capitalization problems -- Management problems -- Litigation problems -- The Emma Silver Mining Company, Limited: a case study -- Relations with the federal government -- Total investment and profit -- A backward view
  • Includes "A new nursery ballad, embellished with finely-engraved portraits of some of the most emmanent men of the day. Seventy-eighth edition." Salt Lake City, 1872
Control code
234308
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 288 pages
Lccn
59000247
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)496855
Label
British investments and the American mining frontier, 1860-1901
Publication
Note
"Published for the American Historical Association."
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 267-279
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The background of investment -- Individual promoters -- Co-operative promotion -- Promotional methods and techniques -- Capitalization problems -- Management problems -- Litigation problems -- The Emma Silver Mining Company, Limited: a case study -- Relations with the federal government -- Total investment and profit -- A backward view
  • Includes "A new nursery ballad, embellished with finely-engraved portraits of some of the most emmanent men of the day. Seventy-eighth edition." Salt Lake City, 1872
Control code
234308
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 288 pages
Lccn
59000247
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)496855

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