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Author Corcoran, Tony.

Title The Goodness of Guinness : a Loving History of the Brewery, Its People, and the City of Dublin.

Publication Info. New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Incorporated, 2009.

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Description 1 online resource (213 pages)
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Contents Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; FROM THE AUTHOR; ABBREVIATED GUINNESS FAMILY TREE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INTRODUCTION; 1 -- IN THE BEGINNING; THE FAMILY HISTORY OF THE GUINNESSES; THE GUINNESS WIVES; 2 -- THE GUINNESS BREWERY IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY; 3 -- THE DAWN OF A NEW CENTURY; CONDITIONS IN DUBLIN IN 1900; GUINNESS FAMILIES IN DUBLIN IN 1900; THE LUMSDEN INSPECTION OF DWELLINGS; THE FOLLOW-UP TO LUMSDEN'S INSPECTION; OTHER INITIATIVES OF LUMSDEN; LUMSDEN'S RESEARCH ON HOUSING; 4 -- GUINNESS SOCIAL INITIATIVES IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY; QUEEN'S DAY.
The annual entertainmentthe medical department; the battle against tuberculosis; the st. john ambulance brigade; the great war and 1916; 5 -- the guinness athletic union; 6 -- the iveagh trust; thomas court and the belview buildings; the iveagh gardens, crumlin; 7 -- the brewery in the forties and fifties; the blue book; the guinness permanent building society; pay-packet deductions; the 1959 bicentenary; 8 -- the personnel structure in guinness; 9 -- industrial relations in guinnesses; the st. james's gate senior foremen's association; 10 -- passing on the caring; the social scene.
The guinness drama groupthe guinness variety group; the guinness choir; the guinness film society; other social activities; 11 -- working on shift; the belview dining rooms; the taps; funnels and tunnels; the excise officers; the appliance of science; conclusion -- looking to the future; endnotes; bibliography.
Summary There is no other company, industry, or premises more closely aligned-indeed almost synonymous-with its hometown than Guinness's St. James's Gate Brewery and the city of Dublin. From the company's modest beginnings in 1759 to its heyday in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and its continued strength into the twenty-first century, Guinness has had an enormous influence over the city's economic, social, and cultural life. In this warm and fascinating piece of history, Tony Corcoran examines the magnitude of the brewery's operation, and the working lives of the t.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Guinness (Firm) -- History.
Guinness family.
Guinness family. (OCoLC)fst00213872
Guinness (Firm) (OCoLC)fst00603460
Brewing industry -- Ireland -- Dublin -- History.
Dublin (Ireland) -- History.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- General.
Brewing industry. (OCoLC)fst00838531
Ireland -- Dublin. (OCoLC)fst01205505
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
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Other Form: Print version: Corcoran, Tony. Goodness of Guinness : A Loving History of the Brewery, Its People, and the City of Dublin. New York : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc., ©2009 9781602396531
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1602396531 (electronic bk.)
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