Stock Image

Cargill: Trading the World's Grain

Broehl, Wayne G. Jr

7 ratings by Goodreads
ISBN 10: 0874515726 / ISBN 13: 9780874515725
Published by Hanover, New Hampshire, U.S.A. : Dartmouth College, 1992, 1992
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
From K & L Kickin' Books (Tyler, TX, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since August 26, 2003

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 30.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 4.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Signed by author. Bookseller Inventory # ABE380707588

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Cargill: Trading the World's Grain

Publisher: Hanover, New Hampshire, U.S.A. : Dartmouth College, 1992

Publication Date: 1992

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: First Edition.

About this title

Synopsis:

Leading business historian Wayne G. Broehl, Jr. offers the first full-scale history of Cargill and its rise to international leadership among the "big five" grain traders, a group whose distinctions are private ownership and a passion for secrecy, even though they deal in the most "public" of commodities, the grains that feed the world.

In Broehl's account the Cargill story becomes a grand narrative history and reveals a classic example of the American tradition of development from a small-scale frontier enteprise to a complex international organization and a successful competitor in global markets. Cargill, International ranks highly on the Forbes list of the 400 largest private companies. Over the years the company has successfully integrated into its operations everything from manufacturing steel to squeezing oranges to turning chickens into McNuggets, but the core business was, and has remained grain, one of the basic building blocks of civilization.

Carefully documented from a rich lode of family and business correspondence made available for the first time, Cargill is history at its best. Wayne Broehl has continued the story of this remarkable company in Cargill: Going Global (1998).

From the Publisher:

6 x 9 trim. 194 illus. 24 figs. 14 tables. LC 91-31608

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Store Description

K & L Kickin' Books offers many one of a kind items. We are a family-owned business with over 30 years in the book business. We strive to offer the best quality book at the lowest price.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Terms of Sale:

Item sent out next business day and shipping is for United States and for out of country.


Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

PayPal