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The Box

How The Shipping Container Made The World Smaller And The World Economy Bigger

By Marc Levinson

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Book

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  • 387.5442 Lev, Nonfiction

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0691123241


Format: Book
Author: Levinson, Marc
Title: The box : how the shipping container made the world smaller and the world economy bigger / Marc Levinson.
Publisher Date: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2006.
Subject: McLean, Malcolm Purcell, 1913-2001 Containerization -- History.
Isbn: 0691123241 (hardcover)
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Call Number: 387.5442 Lev
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Format: Book
Author: Levinson, Marc
Title: The box : how the shipping container made the world smaller and the world economy bigger / Marc Levinson.
Publisher, Date: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2006.
Description: xi, 376 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects: McLean, Malcolm Purcell, 1913-2001
Subjects: Containerization -- History.
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-363) and index.
Contents: The world the box made -- Gridlock on the docks -- The trucker -- The system -- The battle for New York's port -- Union disunion -- Setting the standard -- Takeoff -- Vietnam -- Ports in a storm -- Boom and bust -- The bigness complex -- The shippers' revenge -- Just in time.
LCCN: 2005030021
ISBN: 0691123241 (hardcover)
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Call Number: 387.5442 Lev