Reviewed in The Canadian Journal of Economics and Political Science © 1964.
Sir Harold Paton Mitchell, 1st Baronet JP, DL (21 May 1900 – 8 April 1983) was a British businessman and Conservative politician.
In 1920 Mitchell invested in and turned round the failing Mountain Park Coal Company in Canada. This company formed the core of the later Mitchell controlled company Luscar. He was an investor in the Globe and Phoenix Gold Mining Company Ltd. in Southern Africa. He had extensive mining interests in Canada and the United States (Luscar).
In later life he became a lecturer and author on Caribbean subjects and wrote several books including two on Caribbean economics and politics in 1967.
See also Caribbean Patterns: a Political and Economic Study of the Contemporary Caribbean.