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- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
Maritime transport has been the main driver of trade growth, and the emergence and development of a global economy. This collection of essays from distinguished economists and historians takes an international and comparative perspective, covering topics ranging from technological advance and the role of the state to maritime business development. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 114.95
As centres for logistics activities, seaports have traditionally been the focus of maritime logistics chains. However, changes in production patterns, supported by the development of rapid transport of goods over long distances, have altered the logistics landscape. Comprised of case studies and state of the art examples of measures taken in different... more...
- Pen and Sword 2010; US$ 5.99
No warship name in British naval history has more battle honours than Warspite. While this book looks at the lives of all eight vessels to bear the name (between 1596 and the 1990s), it concentrates on the truly epic story of the seventh vessel, a super-dreadnought battleship, conceived as the ultimate answer to German naval power, during the arms... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 89.95
The TransNav 2013 Symposium held at the Gdynia Maritime University, Poland in June 2013 has brought together a wide range of participants from all over the world. The program has offered a variety of contributions, allowing to look at many aspects of the navigational safety from various different points of view. Topics presented... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
The importance of the international maritime transport industry is difficult to overstate. This new book presents an interdisciplinary approach from a wide range of internationally-based experts. International Maritime Transport represents a radical departure from previous works in its structure and approach. The section editors each discuss the... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 16.95
Pack your cutlass and blunderbuss--it's time to go a-pirating! The Invisible Hook takes readers inside the wily world of late seventeenth- and early eighteenth-century pirates. With swashbuckling irreverence and devilish wit, Peter Leeson uncovers the hidden economics behind pirates' notorious, entertaining, and sometimes downright shocking behavior.... more...
- Atlantic Books Ltd 2009; US$ 2.90
The opening of the pioneering Liverpool and Manchester Railway in 1830 marked the beginning of the railways' vital role in changing the face of Britain. Fire and Steam celebrates the vision and determination of the ambitious Victorian pioneers who developed this revolutionary transport system and the navvies who cut through the land to enable a... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 2.99
Acclaimed as one of the most exciting books in the history of American letters, this modern epic became an instant bestseller upon publication in 1974, transforming a generation and continuing to inspire millions. This 25th Anniversary Quill Edition features a new introduction by the author; important typographical changes; and a Reader's Guide that... more...
- F+W Media 2005; US$ 24.99
Tractor enthusiasts of any era will appreciate the wealth of technical data this comprehensive resource delivers. This expanded 2nd edition fuses familiar and reliable Standard Catalog data with results from the renowned Nebraska Tractor Tests, for the extended coverage savvy enthusiast need. Four grades of prices for most models, and updated... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99
The work chronicles the monumental era during which great changes took place in the American West. The author has shed light on the historical importance of the Pony Express. He also explains how the Union was helped during the Civil War due to this transport system. more...