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The nitrate king

William Edmundson

The nitrate king

a biography of Colonel John Thomas North

by William Edmundson

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby William Edmundson
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD9585.S142 N674 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24495304M
ISBN 109780230112803
LC Control Number2010037864
OCLC/WorldCa663822364

The Peruvian nitrate monopoly was a state-owned enterprise over the mining and sale of saltpeter (sodium nitrate) created by the government of Peru in and operated by the Peruvian Nitrate Company. Peru intended for the monopoly to capitalize on the world market's high demand for nitrates, thereby increasing the country's fiscal revenues and supplementing the financial role that guano.   Re: KING OF JAZZ on DVD or BluRay Unread post by Thad Komorowski» Thu pm ClayKing wrote: As a Universal Pictures buff I supported the Kickstarter project for the book about the film, and it didn't disappoint.

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Ammonium nitrate is a colourless crystalline substance (melting point °C [ °F]). It is highly soluble in water; heating of the water solution decomposes the salt to nitrous oxide (laughing gas). Because solid ammonium nitrate can undergo explosive decomposition when heated in a confined space, government regulations have been imposed on its shipment and storage. We protect water quality and prevent water pollution by providing wastewater treatment to 17 cities and 17 local sewer utilities. The county's Wastewater Treatment Division serves about million people, including most urban areas of King County and parts of south .


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Forgotten in Britain and vilified in Chile and Peru, this is the first biography of a. This is the first book-length biography of John Thomas North (), known as 'Colonel North' in Britain and throughout the world as 'The Nitrate King'. I have used sources in Britain and Chile to trace North's spectacular life from mechanic in Leeds, through thirteen years in Peru and Chile, to become one of the richest and best-known men 5/5(1).

His non-nitrate investments had a better track record. Many Chilean historians, and several left-wing ones see him as a robber baron, The nitrate king book stripped Chile of its wealth, but current reappraisals see it slightly differently, as he invested in and modernised the nitrate industry.

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I have used sources in Britain and Chile to trace North's spectacular life from mechanic in Leeds, through thirteen years in Peru and Chile, to become one of the richest and best-known men.

William Edmundson examines the spectacular life story of 'Colonel' John Thomas North, also known as 'The Nitrate King,' a mechanic in Leeds who became one of the best-known and richest men of his time.

Forgotten in Britain and vilified in Chile and Peru, this is the first biography of a controversial but compelling figure.

William Edmundson examinesthe spectacular life story of 'Colonel' John Thomas North, also known as'The Nitrate King,'a mechanic inLeeds who becameone of the best-known and richest men of his time.

Forgotten in Britain and vilified in Chile and Peru, this is the first biography of a controversial but compelling : The federal standard for nitrate in drinking water is 10 milligrams per liter (10 mg/l) nitrate-N, or 45 mg/l nitrate-NO3.

when the oxygen is measured as well as the nitrogen. Unless otherwise specified, nitrate levels usually refer only to the amount of nitrogen present, and the usual standard, therefore, is 10 mg/l. “The Nitrate King,” as he was styled in the British press, was a promotion artist and a sometimes con man, manipulating the price of stock in Chile’s most valuable resource.

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John Thomas North (30 January – 5 May ) was an English investor and businessman. North was born in Leeds, Yorkshire, the son of a coal merchant and a the age of fifteen he was apprenticed to millwrights and engineers before working for several years as a moved to Chile where his first occupation was as a boiler riveter in : 30 JanuaryLeeds, Yorkshire, England.

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Economic Enterprises of the "Nitrate King" and His Associates in Chile J. FRED RIPPY [J. Fred Rippy is professor of history in the University of Chicago.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxviii, pages: illustrations, map ; 22 cm. Contents: Prologue: He would be called quiet We had adventures of all sorts I was better acquainted than any other foreigner Don Juan Tomas North The Nitrate King The Grand Promotion Army Colonel North The sensation of the hour A visit to the Nitrate Kingdom A millionaire.

The Nitrate King by William Edmundson,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. My biography of John Thomas North, entitled ‘The Nitrate King’ has just been published by Palgrave-Macmillan, in the University of London series ‘Studies of the Americas’.

This is the first book-length biography of this fascinating man. The spectacular life story of 'Colonel' John Thomas North, also known as 'The Nitrate King,' which reconsiders a man vilified in Latin America and forgotten in Britain. About the Author WILLIAM EDMUNDSON is a freelance consultant and writer living in Recife, Brazil.5/5(1).

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Forgotten in Britain and vilified in Chile and Peru, this is the first biography of a controversial but compelling figure. NITROFLARE LINK.Abstract. John Thomas North’s return to Britain in May would have gone largely carried with him the title deeds to several oficinas, including the Peruana, Jazpampa, Ramírez, Primitiva, Virginia, and Buen Retiro plants, 2 and he now turned his attention to introducing himself and promoting his acquisitions.

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