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Oxford, the Thames and leisure: a history of Salter Bros, 1858-2010

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This thesis is an examination of the history of Salter Bros Ltd and the firms connected with it. Founded in 1858, it became not only one of the most important businesses associated with the recent history of the Upper Thames, but also a significant employer in Oxford.

The study takes a thematic approach, which involves examining the five main areas of the firm’s commercial activities, which were: providing services for the sport of rowing (chapter 1), boat-building (chapter 2), boat-...

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Kellogg College
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Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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Oxford University, UK

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