The Box

Author: Marc Levinson
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400880750
Size: 22.94 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: 75.51 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: 15.62 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.

An Extraordinary Time

Author: Marc Levinson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473537908
Size: 27.13 MB
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In An Extraordinary Time, Marc Levinson investigates how the oil crisis of the 1970s marked a radical turning point in global economics: and paved the way for the political and financial troubles of the present.

Deep Sea And Foreign Going

Author: Rose George
Publisher: Portobello Books
ISBN: 184627480X
Size: 73.69 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 ...

Economic Geography

Author: Andrew Wood
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 041540181X
Size: 15.99 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.

The Big Necessity

Author: Rose George
Publisher: Metropolitan Books
ISBN: 9781429925488
Size: 79.78 MB
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"One smart book . . . delving deep into the history and implications of a daily act that dare not speak its name." —Newsweek Acclaimed as "extraordinary" (The New York Times) and "a classic" (Los Angeles Times), The Big Necessity is on ...

The Most Powerful Idea In The World

Author: William Rosen
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1407090917
Size: 71.50 MB
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'As a piston-driven primer not only to the processes of thought, labour and collaborative generosity of the fathers of steam, this book runs along a new track like - well, like a Rocket' The Times 'Its scope and lively intelligence make it ...