The Box

Author: Marc Levinson
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400880750
Size: 72.12 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: 75.26 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.

An Extraordinary Time

Author: Marc Levinson
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473537908
Size: 70.34 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.

The Most Powerful Idea In The World

Author: William Rosen
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226726347
Size: 78.25 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.

Maritime Economics

Author: Martin Stopford
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134742665
Size: 46.87 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.

On Paper

Author: Nicholas A. Basbanes
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0385350449
Size: 27.22 MB
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Lavishly researched, compellingly written, this masterful guide illuminates paper’s endless possibilities.

Stuff Matters

Author: Mark Miodownik
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544236041
Size: 75.26 MB
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A world-leading materials scientist presents an engrossing collection of stories that explain the science and history of materials, from the plastic in our appliances to the elastic in our underpants, revealing the miracles of engineering ...