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  • Japanese Shipping and Shipbuilding in the Twentieth Centuryby Peter Davies

    BRILL 2009; US$ 107.00

    The author examines the growth and development of Japan?s modern shipping and shipbuilding industries across a wide range of topics, through the pre-war, Pacific War and post-war periods, to the transfer of shipping technology, the role of bulk carriers and world trade and the organization and structure of the Japanese merchant navy. more...

  • The Atlantic Transport Line, 1881–1931by Jonathan Kinghorn

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 55.00

    In 1881, the dynamic Baltimorean Bernard N. Baker established the Atlantic Transport Line, an American-owned but British-operated steamship company with service from London to New York that became famous for shipping expensive livestock and for carrying only first-class passengers. Although moderately sized, the company remained a significant presence... more...

  • Plunkett's Transportation, Supply Chain & Logistics Industry Almanac 2012by Jack W. Plunkett

    Plunkett Research, Ltd. 2012; US$ 299.99

    A complete market research guide to the transportation, supply chain and logistics industries - for strategic planning, competitive intelligence, employment searches or financial research. Contains our famous trends analysis, statistical tables and glossary. Includes our profiles of the top 500 global transportation, supply chain and logistics firms,... more...

  • The Ship, The Lady and The Lakeby Meriel Larken; Prince Philip HRH Duke of Edinburgh

    Bene Factum Publishing 2012; US$ 21.86

    Meriel Larken's successful mission to restore the Victorian British built steamship, the Yavari, that had fallen into disrepair by 1985 on Lake Titicaca, Peru.Meriel Larken's successful mission to restore the Victorian British built steamship, the Yavari, that had fallen into disrepair by 1985 on Lake Titicaca, Peru. more...

  • Plunkett's Transportation, Supply Chain & Logistics Industry Almanac 2013by Jack W. Plunkett

    Plunkett Research, Ltd. 2013; US$ 349.99

    A complete market research guide to the transportation, supply chain and logistics industries—for strategic planning, competitive intelligence, employment searches or financial research. Contains our famous trends analysis, statistical tables and glossary. Includes our profiles of the top 500 global transportation, supply chain and logistics firms,... more...

  • The Ismay Lineby Wilton J. Oldham

    Andrews UK 2013; US$ 10.49

    The Ismay Line charts the rise and fall of one of the most eminent British shipping companies - and tells the story of the family behind it. The founder of the White Star Line, T H Ismay, pioneered a revolutionary design of iron steamships, built for him by Harland & Wolff of Belfast. By the time of his death in 1899 he had become the most successful... more...

  • Offshore Asiaby Fujita Kayoko; Momoki Shiro; Anthony Reid

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2013; US$ 64.87

    This exemplary work of international collaboration takes a comparative approach to the histories of Northeast and Southeast Asia, with contributions from scholars from Japan, Korea and the Englishspeaking academic world. The new scholarship represented by this volume demonstrates that the vast and growing commercial interactions between the countries... more...

  • Cross Channel and Short Sea Ferriesby Lord Ambrose Greenway

    Seaforth Publishing 2013; US$ 36.00

    This new book, beautifully illustrated with a magnificent collection of over 300 photographs, covers the development of a much-loved type of vessel, the 'classic' cross channel or short sea passenger ferry often described as a liner in miniature. From the mid-19th century paddle ferries slowly evolved into screw-driven steamers but it was the... more...

  • Japan's Sea Lane Securityby Euan Graham

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 48.95

    This is the first major English-language study to explore the broad and longstanding connections between Japan?s national security and the safety of its sea lanes. Tracing issues from pre-and post-1945 eras, the book explores how Japan?s concerns with sea lane protection have developed across such diverse fields as military strategy, diplomacy, trade... more...

  • Developments in the Call Centre Industryby Julia Connell; John Burgess

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    Over the past ten years there has been a massive growth in call centres worldwide. These centres are said to represent the most dynamic growth area in white-collar employment internationally since the mid 1990s. Yet the footloose and global nature of the industry means that jobs will always be susceptible to outsourced operations, ICT developments,... more...