THE PHOSPHATEERS: A History of the British Phosphate Commissioners and the Christmas Island Phosphate Commission

By: Williams, Maslyn, and MacDonald, Barrie

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xviii, + 586pp., monochrome, photographically-illustrated endpapers. Intext map and line-drawing, plus unpaginated b/white halftone plate and facsimile sections. Book clean and square. Vivid silver title over minimally bumped spine. Plain blue, original cloth boards undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. This book is a comprehensive history of The British Phosphate Commission, recording its history over sixty years which encompassed two world wars, the rise and decline of colonialism in the Pacific region, and much more . . . Contents include: Prelims., Acks., Foreword. Part 1/ The Pioneers. 2/ The Commissioners. 3/ Phosphateers, Politicians and Bureaucrats. Appendices. Sources. Bibliography. Index. Book weight approx. 1.21KG. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.

Title: THE PHOSPHATEERS: A History of the British Phosphate Commissioners and the Christmas Island Phosphate Commission

Author Name: Williams, Maslyn, and MacDonald, Barrie

Categories: History - Companies and Organisations, History - General,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Carlton, Victoria, Australia, Melbourne University Press: 1985

ISBN Number: 0522843026

ISBN Number 13: 9780522843026

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good +

Jacket Condition: Very Good +

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 013554

Keywords: History, Company History, British Phosphate Commission, Phosphate Mining (History), Williams, Maslyn (1911-1999)