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The Michelin Men : Driving an Empire

Lottman, Herbert R.

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ISBN 10: 1860648967 / ISBN 13: 9781860648960
Editorial: I. B. Tauris & Company, Limited, London, United Kingdom, 2004
Condición: As New Encuadernación de tapa dura
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288 pages b&w illustrations The story of how Edouard and Andre Michelin turned a family tyre firm in rural France into one of the most innovative and successful empires in the world. Together they kick-started the world motor industry and created a tourist industry around the motor car and their Michelin Guides. N° de ref. de la librería 002864

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Título: The Michelin Men : Driving an Empire

Editorial: I. B. Tauris & Company, Limited, London, United Kingdom

Año de publicación: 2004

Encuadernación: Cloth

Condición del libro:As New

Condición de la sobrecubierta: As New

Edición: First Edition

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Listed in Publishers Weekly- Books of the Year 2003: " intriguing history... his readable account is surprisingly detailed about the inner workings of the business... does not neglect Michelin's less attractive qualities." "This is an absorbing, novelistic read: a story not only of a French company but also of French pride... Well worth a detour." -Michael Skapinker, Financial Times "...the historical vignettes manage to bring to life a time whose fierce competition and big personalities - not least two idiosyncratic brothers from provincial France - did so much to shape how we move around today." -Matthew Kaminski, Wall Street Journal "...provides enough fascinating detail to keep the pages turning comfortably, giving a ride as smooth as a set of snuggly fitting X-radials...Lottman's account of France's most successful, most secretive, multinational... (is) a quirky slice of cultural history." -David Coward, The Independent "...the book takes off when it get to the story of the two Michelin brothers... the Michelin men are fascinating." -Karen Phillips, The Daily Telegraph (20/12/03)

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