The history of Belfast shipbuilding
Item Type:Journal article
Citation:Oldham, C.H. 'The history of Belfast shipbuilding'. - Dublin: Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland,Vol. XI Part XCI, 1910/1911, pp417-434
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It is always interesting, and usually difficult, to explain why a great industry has taken root and prospered in one locality rather than in another. But in the case of the Belfast shipbuilding industry the explanation is simple enough. There we have a remarkable instance of the power of a dominant personality to create a new industry.
Description:Read Tuesday, 20th December, 1910.
Author: Oldham, C.H.
Publisher:Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland
Type of material:Journal article
Series/Report no:Journal of The Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland
Vol. XII Part XCI 1910/1911
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