- 1998 - 2000 (Creation)
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Geoffrey Tweedale was Professor of Business History at Manchester Metropolitan University Business School. He has a long-standing interest in the history of occupational health and has written studies on asbestos-related diseases, byssinosis, silicosis, and cancers in the chemical and cotton industries.
His publications relating specifically to the asbestos industry include:
- 'Magic mineral to killer dust: Turner & Newall and the asbestos hazard' (2nd edition, 2001: Oxford University Press)
- (with Laurie Flynn) 'Piercing the corporate veil: Cape Industries and multinational corporate liability for a toxic hazard, 1950-2004', 'Enterprise and society' 8 (2) (2007), 268-296, DOI: 10.1017/S1467222700005863
- (with Jock McCulloch) 'Defending the indefensible: the global asbestos industry and its fight for survival (2008: Oxford University Press)
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Correspondence between Dalton and Geoffrey Tweedale, Manchester Metropolitan University. Includes:
- correspondence, February 1999, about Tweedale’s book ‘Magic Mineral to Killer Dust: Turner & Newall and the Asbestos Hazard’ including copy of last two chapters of book annotated by Dalton. Also, explanation by Dalton of what triggered his own interest in asbestos.
- article by Geoffrey Tweedale on the Asbestos Research Council, 2000
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