The Box

Author: Marc Levinson
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400880750
Size: 42.42 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: 42.50 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: 21.32 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.

The Most Powerful Idea In The World

Author: William Rosen
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226726347
Size: 66.21 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.

Getting The Goods

Author: Edna Bonacich
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801474255
Size: 32.31 MB
Format: PDF
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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.

On Paper

Author: Nicholas A. Basbanes
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0385350449
Size: 11.97 MB
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Lavishly researched, compellingly written, this masterful guide illuminates paper’s endless possibilities.

Port Management And Operations

Author: Maria G. Burns
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1482206757
Size: 44.60 MB
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The shipping industry has myriad complexities and this book provides maritime managers and professionals with the wide-ranging and up-to-date understanding required to thrive in today’s highly competitive and evolving environment.

The Big Rig

Author: Steve Viscelli
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520962710
Size: 30.87 MB
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Trucking used to be one of the best working-class jobs in the United States. The Big Rig explains how this massive degradation in the quality of work has occurred, and how companies achieve a compliant and dedicated workforce despite it.