History of the British steel industry

by James Cecil Carr

Publisher: Harvard University Press in Cambridge

Written in English
Published: Pages: 632 Downloads: 153
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  • Great Britain.


  • Steel industry and trade -- Great Britain

Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

Statementby J. C. Carr and W. Taplin assisted by A. E. G. Wright.
ContributionsTaplin, Walter.
LC ClassificationsHD9521.5 .C3
The Physical Object
Pagination632 p.
Number of Pages632
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5854804M
LC Control Number62016083

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In the union was the fourth largest in Wales with close to 35, members.