The Box

Author: Marc Levinson
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400880750
Size: 62.29 MB
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The Box tells the dramatic story of the container's creation, the decade of struggle before it was widely adopted, and the sweeping economic consequences of the sharp fall in transportation costs that containerization brought about.

Ninety Percent Of Everything

Author: Rose George
Publisher: Metropolitan Books
ISBN: 0805096043
Size: 45.20 MB
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Sharply informative and entertaining, Ninety Percent of Everything reveals the workings and perils of an unseen world that holds the key to our economy, our environment, and our very civilization.

Maritime Economics

Author: Martin Stopford
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134742665
Size: 16.13 MB
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The author outlines the economic theory as well as many of the operational practicalities involved. Extensively revised for the new edition, the book has many clear illustrations and tables.

Getting The Goods

Author: Edna Bonacich
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801474255
Size: 25.84 MB
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Bonacich and Wilson follow the flow of imports from Asian factories, exploring the roles of importers, container shipping companies, the ports, railroad and trucking companies, and warehouses and their impact on U.S. workers.

Deep Sea And Foreign Going

Author: Rose George
Publisher: Portobello Books
ISBN: 184627480X
Size: 12.46 MB
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In this unique investigation, Rose George travels the high seas with their powerful naval fleets, pirate gangs, and illegal floating factories, and visits the ports and their land-bound dockworkers, tycoons, missionaries, stevedores, border ...

An Extraordinary Time

Author: Marc Levinson
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465096565
Size: 26.21 MB
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In An Extraordinary Time, acclaimed economic historian Marc Levinson describes how the end of the postwar boom reverberated throughout the global economy, bringing energy shortages, financial crises, soaring unemployment, and a gnawing ...

Economic Geography

Author: Andrew Wood
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 041540181X
Size: 61.89 MB
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This book is the first to address the diverse approaches to economic geography as well as the constantly shifting economic geographies on the ground.