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Made In Britain: How the nation earns its living By Evan Davis

Made In Britain: How the nation earns its living
by Evan Davis

A brilliant, thought-provoking look at British manufacturing industries, and whether it matters that we don't produce like we used to, from the much-loved Today presenter, Evan Davis

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Made In Britain: How the nation earns its living Summary


What are countries famous for making? For Japan, the answer might be electronic goods. For Germany, automobiles. For France, perhaps a Louis Vuitton bag. But what about Britain?Here, Evan Davis sets himself the task of finding out. Offering a fascinating look at our manufacturing industries and revealing the various companies that might not be household names, but are very much world leaders in their fields, he shows how we have learnt to specialise in high end and niche areas that are the envy of the world. Taking in our disappointments and successes, Made in Britain is a brilliantly readable tour of our economic history, exploring the curious blend of resilience, innovation and economic free-thinking that makes us who we are.

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GOR004004370
Made In Britain: How the nation earns its living
Evan Davis
Very Good
Paperback
Little, Brown Book Group
2012-05-03
304
0349123780
9780349123783
Short-listed for Spears Book Awards 2012 (UK)
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