Book in very good condition.
With individual chapters exploring state intervention in the motor industry, management, labour, investment, production, markets and marketing and the components sector, this book gives both the general and specialist reader insights into a vital sector of South Africa's economy.;The book delves into the history of the industry, describing every major aspect of its birth, growth and development through the years of segregation and apartheid. It offers explanations of the rapid growth of the industry after World War II, and the desperate years of industrial conflict, stagnation and recovery which followed. It covers social, political and economic themes, and looks at all sectors of the industry.;The motor sector is the most important industry in the South African economy after gold mining. It has close links with other key sectors of the economy and is poised to play a huge role in the reconstruction and development of South Africa following the collapse of the apartheid regime.;The book should be of interest to: industrialists in the motor industry in South Africa or overseas; business and investment managers; academics teaching 20th-century South African history, political studies, sociology and economics; and advanced students in these disciplines.