The Box

Author: Marc Levinson
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400880750
Size: 73.99 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: Picador
ISBN: 9781250058294
Size: 43.96 MB
Format: PDF
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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: 13.95 MB
Format: PDF
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A cultural history of the shipping container as a crucible of globalization and a cultural paradigm.

An Extraordinary Time

Author: Marc Levinson
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465096565
Size: 55.31 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 ...

Maritime Economics

Author: Martin Stopford
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134742665
Size: 29.62 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.

Box Boats

Author: Brian J. Cudahy
Publisher: Fordham Univ Press
ISBN: 9780823225682
Size: 28.74 MB
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In this fascinating book, transportation expert Brian Cudahy provides a vivid, fast-paced account of the container-ship revolution--from the maiden voyage of the Ideal X to the entrepreneurial vision and technological breakthroughs that ...

The Most Powerful Idea In The World

Author: William Rosen
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226726347
Size: 71.64 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.

Shipping Container

Author: Craig Martin
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1501303163
Size: 41.60 MB
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The shipping container is all around: whizzing by on the highway, trundling past on rails, unloading behind a big box store even as you shop there, clanking on the docks just out of sight…. 90% of the goods and materials that move around ...

Creating Global Opportunities

Author: Chris Jephson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107037816
Size: 36.28 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.