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The Resource Tobacco merchant : the story of Universal Leaf Tobacco Company, Maurice Duke, Daniel P. Jordan, (electronic resource)

Tobacco merchant : the story of Universal Leaf Tobacco Company, Maurice Duke, Daniel P. Jordan, (electronic resource)

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Tobacco merchant : the story of Universal Leaf Tobacco Company
Title
Tobacco merchant
Title remainder
the story of Universal Leaf Tobacco Company
Statement of responsibility
Maurice Duke, Daniel P. Jordan
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Language
eng
Summary
Maurice Duke and Daniel P. Jordan vividly describe the colorful life and times of one of the South's -- and America's -- most important businesses and provide insight into how luck, management practices, and personalities helped the company rise to international prominence. Universal Leaf Tobacco Company, the world's largest independent leaf tobacco dealer, is one of the major buying arms for tobacco manufacturers worldwide, selecting, purchasing, processing, and storing leaf tobacco. The story opens during the aftermath of the Civil War when Southerners realized once again the worldwide poten
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Tobacco merchant : the story of Universal Leaf Tobacco Company, Maurice Duke, Daniel P. Jordan, (electronic resource)
Label
Tobacco merchant : the story of Universal Leaf Tobacco Company, Maurice Duke, Daniel P. Jordan, (electronic resource)
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt130hm7f
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1 The Heritage; 2 Founding and Early Years; 3 The China Company Strikes Gold; 4 A New Profit Center to the North; Illustrations; 5 Cigar Leaf Tobacco; 6 The Depression and the Great War Years; 7 Postwar Growth at Home; 8 Postwar Growth Abroad; 9 A Worldwide Company; 10 Modern Foreign Operations; 11 A Changing Industry; 12 Diversification and Litigation; Epilogue: The 1990s and Beyond; Appendix 1: The History of Tobacco Consumption; Appendix 2: Universal Corporation Historical Data on Annual Earnings; Appendix 3: Tobacco Grades
  • Appendix 4: Company OfficersBibliographical Note; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
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1 online resource (241 pages)
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9780813162683
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Media category
computer
Media MARC source
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Media type code
c
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Specific material designation
remote

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