‘Light metal and Britain’s “warfare state”: government-business relations in 20th Century Britain’: Paper to the Conference of the Modern British History Network, University of Strathclyde

Andrew Perchard

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Abstract

This paper explores the complex relationship between the British state and business through the case study of the aluminium industry. Specifically it explores aluminium’s place as an important (and overlooked) player in Britain’s civil-military-industrial complex, and the impact of the relationship between individual concerns and the UK Government on company culture and commercial outlook.
LanguageEnglish
Publication statusUnpublished - 2009

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Warfare
Aluminum
Metals
British History
Government
Military
Players
Industry

Keywords

  • history of commerce
  • aluminium
  • modern history

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