[INDIA; BUSINESS] REPORT ON COPRA AND OIL SEEDS INDUSTRIES AND THEIR COMMERCIAL POSSIBILITIES AND APPLICATION IN INDIA. VOLUME I, (PARTS I, II & III). Edward P. Thompson, Vegetable Oil Industries Consulting Engineer.
[INDIA; BUSINESS] REPORT ON COPRA AND OIL SEEDS INDUSTRIES AND THEIR COMMERCIAL POSSIBILITIES AND APPLICATION IN INDIA. VOLUME I, (PARTS I, II & III).

[INDIA; BUSINESS] REPORT ON COPRA AND OIL SEEDS INDUSTRIES AND THEIR COMMERCIAL POSSIBILITIES AND APPLICATION IN INDIA. VOLUME I, (PARTS I, II & III).

Self-published, 1917.

Jamsetji Tata is considered an architect of modern India; he founded TATA -- an enormous Indian business. During the first World War, B.J. Padshah one of the Board of Directors of Tata Sons met on board a ship the author of this exhaustive report, Edward Thompson. Thompson produced this report urging Tata to get heavily invested in the Copra industry at a time when American investors were investing heavily in copra in the Philippines. Copra proved to a less than immediately successful investement for Tata, though Thompson grew rich (cf. R. M. Lala, The Creation of Wealth: the Tats from the 19th to the 21st Century, Chapter 6). ~An uncommon report (how could it be otherwise) relating to Tatas, the most inportant company in India. 179 pp. quarto. Rebacked.

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