By Alastair Couper
This ebook, initially released in 1972, discusses the influence of technological swap in sea delivery on alternate hyperlinks, delivery routes and monetary actions. a quick ancient point of view illustrates the very important position of the ocean shipping within the old and medieval worlds and the impact of service provider delivery on British financial development within the 19th century. the writer then discusses sleek traits in international ship-owning, ship-building and send kinds opposed to a back-ground of offer and insist. Of specific significance is the evaluation of the position of delivery in terms of constructing international locations.
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The Geography of Sea Transport: Volume 6 (Routledge Library Editions: Human Geography) by Alastair Couper