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British Industry Today (Reference Pamphlet) by Central Office of Information

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Published by Stationery Office Books .
Written in English


  • Great Britain,
  • Manufactures,
  • Manufacturing industries

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Open LibraryOL9278332M
ISBN 100117009202
ISBN 109780117009202

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The British Book Awards (aka 'The Nibbies') are the UK publishing industry's leading awards brought to you in association with The Bookseller magazine.   In the early s, Britain was an industrial giant. Today, it is an industrial pygmy. Manufacturing was industry’s bedrock. In , it produced a third of the national output, employed 40 per cent of the workforce and made up a quarter of world manufacturing exports. Inside Film: A generation ago, British films like Isaac Julien’s ‘Young Soul Rebels’, which is screening at the BFI, embodied such a rich period for polemical and engaged filmmaking.   Sadly, the most impressive example of a British motoring success story came not with a British firm but with a German one. Until I read Ruppert's account, I didn’t fully appreciate that the existence of the VAG behemoth, which today encompasses the Volkswagen, Audi, Seat, Skoda.