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Author Name    Campbell, Duncan C.

Title   GLOBAL MISSION: THE STORY OF ALCAN. VOLUME I: TO 1950.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Good+

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    Ontario Publishing 1985

ISBN Number    0919354068 / 9780919354067

Inscription   Inscribed By Author

Seller ID   28733

438 pp, 9 1/4" H. Inscribed on title page: "Harold H. Peacock: / With warm regards and appreciation / for a long friendship / Duncan C. Campbell / April 1985." B&w photographs. "In 1928, the year in which Alcan began its own journey, the fledgling company's prospects were not bright, and within four years they had dimmed still further thanks to the Great Depression's deadly stranglehold. Alcan had, however, some gilt-edged assets: its employees, men and women of talent, loyalty and above all industry, led by a team cast from the same mold and headed by that brilliant entrepreneur-scholar, Edward K. Davis. (This) is the story of these people and their company. Through a blend of skill, far sightedness, luck and plain hard work they made Alcan what it is today: a world leader in the aluminum industry. From its modest birth through its precarious infancy they nurtured its growth into the giant Canadian multinational enterprise now recognized around the world, thereby realizing that dream of a a global mission which had inspired its founders." Volume I only. Very light wrinkling at top/botom of spine, minor cocking to spine. Dust jacket has light to moderate edge wear at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, a few tiny and small edge tears - some with creases at top of rear panel - archivally taped, small line indentation on spine, very light rubbing.

Alcan  Aluminium,  Aircraft  Production,  Jarvis  H.  Alger,  Alumina,  Aluminium  Laboratories,  Aluminum,  Aluminum  Company  Of  America,  Alcoa,  Aluminum  Company  Of  Canada,  Arvida  Works,  Banbury  Works,  Arvida,  Jonquiere,  Bauxite,  Dana  T.  Batholomew,  Fritz  Bilfinger,  Walter  Binz,  Earl  Blough,  Baco,  Fraser  W.  Bruce,  Chute-A-caron  Waterpower,  Paul  Clark,  Arthur  Vining  Davis,  Edward  Kirk  Davis,  Nathanael  Vining  Davis,  Demerara  Bauxite,  McNeely  Dubose,  Energy,  Edwin  S.  Fickes,  Guyana,  Charles  Martin  Hall,  C.D.  Howe,  Elmer  MacDowell,  Andrew  Mellon,  Richard  B.  Mellon,  George  O.  Morgan,  Northern  Aluminum  Company,  Roy  D.  Plamer,  Pittsburgh  Reduction  Company,  Pots,  R.E.  Powell,  Percy  E.  Radley,  Harold  H.  Richardson,  Shawinigan  Falls,  Shawinigan  Works,  Shipshaw,  Toronto  Works,  Albert  W.  Whitaker,  James  B.  White,  Paul  S.  White,  G.M.  Young,  International  Businesses,  Mining,  Manufacturing,  Company  Histories,  Industry. 

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