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Author Levinson, Marc.

Title The box : how the shipping container made the world smaller and the world economy bigger / Marc Levinson
Published Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, [2006]
©2006
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 376 pages)
Contents Acknowledgments -- ch. 1. The world the box made -- ch. 2. Gridlock on the docks -- ch. 3. The trucker -- ch. 4. The system -- ch. 5. The battle for New York's port -- ch. 6. Union disunion -- ch. 7. Setting the standard -- ch. 8. Takeoff -- ch. 9. Vietnam -- ch. 10. Ports in a storm -- ch. 11. Boom and bust -- ch. 12. The bigness complex -- ch. 13. The shippers' revenge -- ch. 14. Just in time -- Abbreviations -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-363) and index
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Subject McLean, Malcolm Purcell, 1913-2001.
Containerization -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2005030021
ISBN (hardcover ; acid-free paper)
(hardcover ; acid-free paper)
9781400880751
1400880750