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Multinationals and Global CapitalismFrom the Nineteenth to the Twenty First Century$
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Geoffrey Jones

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780199272099

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2005

DOI: 10.1093/0199272093.001.0001

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Manufacturing

Manufacturing

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Multinationals and Global Capitalism
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DOI:10.1093/0199272093.003.0004

Multinational strategies have played key roles in nearly all of the world’s dynamic manufacturing industries since the late 19th century. The firms that pioneered the capital-intensive technologies of the Second Industrial Revolution in the late 19th century — chemicals, electronics, and machinery — rapidly expanded into international markets. Automobile manufacturers followed in their path, as did their post-World War II successors in computers, pharmaceuticals, and telecommunications.

Keywords:   multinationals, manufacturing industries, chemicals, electronics, machinery, automobile, computers, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications

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