The multinational traders / edited by Geoffrey Jones.

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	List of illustrations	vii
	Notes on contributors	ix
	Preface	xiii

1 Multinational trading companies in history and theory	1
	GEOFFREY JONES

2 The economic analysis of multinational trading companies	22
	MARK CASSON

3 From regional trade to global shipping: Mackinnon Mackenzie
     &Co within the Mackinnon Enterprise Network            48
     J. FORBES MUNRO

4 The German metal traders before 1914                    66
     SUSAN BECKER

5 Dutch multinational trading companies in the twentieth
	century	86
	KEETIE E. SLUYTERMAN

6	British trading companies in South America after 1914	102
	ROBERT GREENHILL AND RORY MILLER

7	Trading companies in twentieth-century Sweden	128
	HANS DE GEER

8	The development of Swiss trading companies in the
	twentieth century	150
	SEBASTIEN GUEX

9	French trading companies in sub-Saharan Africa 1960-90	173
	HELENE D'ALMEIDA-TOPOR

10	Japanese general trading companies and 'free-standing'
        FDI after 1960                                        183
        KEN'ICHI YASUMURO

11	Is efficiency compatible with history?: Evidence from
	Japanese general trading companies	201
	TOM ROEHL

12	Why do traders invest in manufacturing?	213
	JEAN-FRANCOIS HENNART AND GEORGINE M. KRYDA


		Index	228