Pay Now
Combined shipping Add this item to Cart for a combined free shipping deal
Click to enlarge photo

Listing Detail Tabs

The Rural Entrepreneurs: A History of the Stock and Station Agent Industry in Australia and New Zealand
by Simon Ville

Stock and station agents have been a key driving force behind rural-led economic development in Australia and New Zealand. By providing remote and inexperienced farmers with vital finance, marketing, and technical services and advice through expansion and crisis, they have filled an entrepreneurial gap. In the twentieth century, the leading agents expanded their range of activities and became some of Australasia's earliest nationwide firms and biggest businesses. The Rural Entrepreneurs provides new insights in understanding Australasia's rural history and economic development.
Table of Contents

1. A quintessentially Australasian institution; 2. The development of the stock and station agent industry; 3. The farming community network; 4. Financial services; 5. Marketing services: livestock, land, and produce; 6. Marketing services: wool consignment and brokerage; 7. Information, advisory, and advocacy services; 8. Organisational structures and administrative practices; 9. Inter-organisational relations: competition, cooperation and collusion among agency firms; 10. Conclusion: business intermediation and rural entrepreneurship.

Hardback, 2000, 259 pages, very good condition

FREE Fidget Spinner of your favorite color (Black, White, Red, Blue, Green, Yellow) if you win five aabooks auctions or spend over $50. Please click here to ask a question
Your question and answer privileges have been disabled.
You must log in to view questions and answers on this listing. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases.
You must log in to ask or answer questions posted. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases. Available only to approved bidders. You must be an authenticated member to ask questions Find out more about becoming authenticated. Your account is in debt Your current account balance is You must credit your account to use this feature.
Firearms licence #
Firearms licence holder name
First name is required
Last name is required
.
Your current account balance is Please note you will lose your question and answer privileges if your account is in debt for more than 2 weeks. Credit your account.
I confirm that I am over 18 years old.
To prevent your personal details being misused please do not put emails or phone numbers in questions. Failure to comply may result in the suspension of your account. The seller cannot add a Buy Now price once bidding has started.

Shipping options

  • P&P All NZ upto 4 auctions$5.50
  • P&P All NZ for one auction$4.50
  • Free Shipping in NZ for 5 auctions or more$0.00
  • Seller does not allow pick-ups
  • Seller location: North Shore, Auckland, NZ

Payment options

Pay Now and Afterpay include:

Buyer Protection Learn More