The Box

Author: Marc Levinson
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400880750
Size: 39.57 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: 74.56 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: 12.96 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 Big Rig

Author: Steve Viscelli
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520962710
Size: 34.42 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.

The Most Powerful Idea In The World

Author: William Rosen
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226726347
Size: 15.58 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.

Making A New Deal

Author: Lizabeth Cohen
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316124088
Size: 72.73 MB
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This book examines how it was possible and what it meant for ordinary factory workers to become effective unionists and national political participants by the mid-1930s.

The Container Principle

Author: Alexander Klose
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262028573
Size: 78.24 MB
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A cultural history of the shipping container as a crucible of globalization and a cultural paradigm.

Getting The Goods

Author: Edna Bonacich
Publisher: Cornell University Press
ISBN: 9780801445729
Size: 18.60 MB
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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.

The Docks

Author: Bill Sharpsteen
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520947096
Size: 76.46 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 ...