W. D. & H. O. Wills and the development of the U. K. tobacco industry 1786-1965
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W. D. & H. O. Wills and the development of the U. K. tobacco industry 1786-1965 by B. W. E. Alford

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Published by Methuen [Distributed by Harper & Row, Barnes & Noble Import Division, New York in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Britain.

Subjects:

  • W.D. & H.O. Wills (Firm),
  • Imperial tobacco company of Great Britain and Ireland, ltd.,
  • Tobacco industry -- Great Britain.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[by] B. W. E. Alford.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD9141.9.W53 A43
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 500 p.
Number of Pages500
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5474343M
ISBN 100416766404
LC Control Number73177625

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Book Description. This independent and critical study in economic and social history is based on free access to the records of W.D. & H.O. Wills. Dr Alford traces the history of the firm from its origin to its transformation into a constituent part of a larger company. W.D. & H.O. Wills and the development of the U.K. tobacco industry London, Methuen [Distributed by Harper & Row, Barnes & Noble Import Division, New York, ] (OCoLC) ALFORD (B. W. E.). W. D. & H. 0. Wills and the Development of the U.K. Tobacco Industry London: Methuen, 23 cm. Pp. xv + J [The rise of W. D. and H. 0. Wills, from a small family partnership, to a position of dominance in the U.K. tobacco industry, to a constituent part of an even larger organisation, provides the basis for. W. D. & H. O. Wills and the Development of the U.K. Tobacco Industry by Alford, B. W. E.

See B. W. E. Alford, W. D. & H. O. Wills and the Development of the U.K. Tobacco Industry, – (London, ) pp. , , –60, –97, , Cited by: 3. Buy W.D. and and the Development of the U.K. Tobacco Industry, First Edition by Alford, B. W. E. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. W.D. & H.O. Wills was founded by Henry Overton Wills I ( - ) in , some time after he came from Salisbury to Bristol and went into partnership with Samuel Watkins. Their first shop was in Castle Street but by the firm had moved to Redcliff Street. End Notes. This essay is reprinted from C.E. Harvey and J. Press W.D. & H.O. Wills and the Development of the U.K. Tobacco Industry, (); idem, 'Penny Cigarettes, Oligopoly and Entrepreneurship in the U.K. Tobacco Industry in the Late Nineteenth Century', in B. Supple (ed.).

British Economic Growth , ; W.D. & H.O. Wills and the Development of the U.K. Tobacco Industry , ; British Economic Performance, , ; (with R. Lowe and N. Rollings) Economic Planning in Britain, , ; Britain in the World Economy since , Having played such a leading role in the development of the UK tobacco industry, Willis’ book is more than the history of a single firm, it also provides an important study of a leading consumer. Alford, B.W.E. W.D. & H.O. Wills and the Development of the U.K. Tobacco Industry, (London, ) Anon. American Tobacco Company. Sold American! The First Fifty Years (New York, ) The American Tobacco Story (New York, ) Imperial Tobacco Company, (London, ) Lorillard and Tobacco. th Anniversary, (New. B. W. E. ALFORD. W. D. & H. 0. Wills and the Development of the U.K. Tobacco Industry, (London: Methuen. I PP. xvi + I 7 figs. 24 plates. 72 tables.?8. 9o.) In I Henry Overton Wills I at the age of 25, became a partner in the Bristol tobacco firm of Wills, Watkins & Co. When he died, in i, the total capital of the.