The Box

Author: Marc Levinson
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400880750
Size: 66.37 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.

Maritime Economics

Author: Martin Stopford
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134742665
Size: 72.26 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.

Ninety Percent Of Everything

Author: Rose George
Publisher: Picador
ISBN: 9781250058294
Size: 62.59 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.

The Container Principle

Author: Alexander Klose
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262028573
Size: 44.95 MB
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A cultural history of the shipping container as a crucible of globalization and a cultural paradigm.

The Most Powerful Idea In The World

Author: William Rosen
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226726347
Size: 65.82 MB
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"The Most Powerful Idea in the World argues that the very notion of intellectual property drove not only the invention of the steam engine but also the entire Industrial Revolution." -- Back cover.

Creating Global Opportunities

Author: Chris Jephson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107037816
Size: 51.81 MB
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Well-researched, first inside account of Maersk Line's progression to world's leading container operator, put within the context of globalisation.

The Docks

Author: Bill Sharpsteen
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520947096
Size: 19.65 MB
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Together these stories paint a compelling picture of a critical entryway for goods coming into the country—the Port of Los Angeles is part of a complex that brings in 40% of all our waterborne cargo and 70% of all Asian imports—yet one ...

Deep Sea And Foreign Going

Author: Rose George
Publisher: Portobello Books
ISBN: 184627480X
Size: 10.66 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 ...