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The box: how the shipping container made the world smaller and the world economy bigger
Book 2759/Completed: 7/24/2013

Author:Levinson, Marc. world smaller and the world economy bigger / Marc Levinson.
Published:Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2006.
Description:xi, 376 p. ; 24 cm.
LC Call No.:TA1215.L47 2006
Book Number:55.15
Dewey No.:387.5/442 22
ISBN:0691123241 (hardcover : acid-free paper) 9780691123240 (hardcover :acid-free paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. [281]-363) and index.
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.
Subjects:Containerization -- History.
McLean, Malcolm Purcell, 1913-2001.
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