Business, Banking, and Politics: The Case of British Steel, 1918-1939
During the 1920s, the 'black decade' of British steel, nearly everyone agreed that the industry's revival depended on replacing obsolete equipment and instituting modern technologies that would increase production and decrease costs.
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The Northeast Coast Steel Firms 19181939
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