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Author Bennett, R. J. (Robert John)
Title Local business voice : the history of Chambers of Commerce in Britain, Ireland, and revolutionary America, 1760-2011 / Robert J. Bennett.
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.

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Author Bennett, R. J. (Robert John)
Subject Boards of trade -- Great Britain -- History.
Boards of trade -- Ireland -- History.
Boards of trade -- United States -- History.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 921 pages) : illustrations, maps
Summary This text provides a definitive, scholarly, and systematic history of the Chambers of Commerce (local organizations of business people) from their origins in the 18th century, through their historical development up to the present date.
Bibliography Note "Bibliography of chamber histories": pages 844-849.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 844-883) and index.
Contents Overview -- Forces, origins, and diffusion -- Activities -- The members -- Then and now -- Appendix 1 : Archival and other sources -- Appendix 2 : Historical benchmarking: data compilation and alignment -- Appendix 3 : Population and economic data.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780191618048 (electronic bk.)
0191618047 (electronic bk.)
0199584737 (print)
9780199584734 (print)
OCLC # 769189668
Additional Format Print version: Bennett, R.J. (Robert John). Local business voice. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011 9780199584734 (DLC) 2011275919 (OCoLC)727704897

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