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Lucas: Birmingham & Beyond

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Gordon Bunce's first book, Lucas in Birmingham, was a social history of Lucas, one of Birmingham's largest employers until its closure in 1989. At its peak the company employed 28,000 people on a number of sites throughout the city. Following a series of takeovers Lucas is now part of a large multinational company, TRW Inc - and all factories in the Midlands have closed.;The response to Gordon's first book has been so positive that he has compiled a second - using a wealth of new material (pictures and anecdotes) submitted by his readers. It covers not just the plants in the Midlands but draws in information about factories in the rest of the UK and overseas. The book focuses once more on the people who worked in the factory: Lucas was an excellent employer, and took a 'cradle to the grave' attitude to its personnel. Many people remember the company with affection, and this book will be a vivid reminder of happy days.

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Author(s):
Gordon Bunce
Condition:
Fair
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0750940336
ISBN-13:
9780750940337
Publisher:
Sutton
Title:
Lucas: Birmingham & Beyond

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Gordon Bunce's first book, Lucas in Birmingham, was a social history of Lucas, one of Birmingham's largest employers until its closure in 1989. At its peak the company employed 28,000 people on a number of sites throughout the city. Following a series of takeovers Lucas is now part of a large multinational company, TRW Inc - and all factories in the Midlands have closed.;The response to Gordon's first book has been so positive that he has compiled a second - using a wealth of new material (pictures and anecdotes) submitted by his readers. It covers not just the plants in the Midlands but draws in information about factories in the rest of the UK and overseas. The book focuses once more on the people who worked in the factory: Lucas was an excellent employer, and took a 'cradle to the grave' attitude to its personnel. Many people remember the company with affection, and this book will be a vivid reminder of happy days.

Author(s):
Gordon Bunce
Condition:
Fair
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0750940336
ISBN-13:
9780750940337
Publisher:
Sutton
Title:
Lucas: Birmingham & Beyond

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