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Barker, T. C. (1977). The glassmakers: Pilkington: the rise of an international company, 1826-1976. UK: Weidenfeld & Nicholson. 
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Resource type: Book
BibTeX citation key: Barker1977
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Categories: Glassmakers (Europe), Industrial Glass
Keywords: 1800s, 1900s, British, Economics, Pilkington, Politics, Window glass
Creators: Barker
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicholson (UK)
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History of the privately owned company, one of the last. Mainly concerned with window glass and industrial glass. Expanded and updated version of the Author's earlier history.

  • The Historical Background
  • An Unpromising Start
  • The Collapse of a Competitor and the Struggle for Survival
  • The Introduction of a New Technique
  • Growth During a Depression
  • A Labour Crisis
  • The Removal of British Competitors
  • Competition from Belgium and Consolidation at St Helens
  • Expansion Once More
  • Labour Relations and Welfare Services in the Later Years of the Nineteenth Century
  • Colliery Affairs
  • 1900-1914: European Influences
  • North American Influences
  • Labour and Capital
  • The First World War
  • The Interwar Years: An Introductory Survey
  • Forward With Plate (Glass)
  • Backward With Sheet (Glass)
  • Reorganization in the 1930s
  • New Developments at Home and Overseas
  • Labour Relations and Welfare Services, 1918-1939
  • epilogue 1939-1976

557 pages 68 b/w. ISBN Number: 029776909X.
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See also ‘Pilkington Brothers and the Glass Industry’ and ‘Pilkington: An Age of Glass: The Illustrated History’ both q.v.
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