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Author Klose, Alexander, 1969-
Title Container-Prinzip. English
The container principle : how a box changes the way we think / by Alexander Klose ; translated by Charles Marcrum II.
Imprint Cambridge, Massachusetts ; London, England : The MIT Press, [2015]
©2015

Author Klose, Alexander, 1969-
Series Infrastructures series
Infrastructures series.
Subject Containerization -- History.
Containerization -- Social aspects.
Container ships -- History.
Unitized cargo systems -- History.
Alt Name Marcrum, Charles, II,
Description 1 online resource (xv, 394 pages) : illustrations.
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Note Translation of: Das Container-Prinzip : wie eine Box unser Denken verändert. Published: Hamburg : Mare Verlag, 2009.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface to the English Edition; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Accident; 1 Time Capsules; 2 What Is a Container?; 3 Sea-Land; 4 Container Histories; 5 Logistics: The Power of a Third Party; 6 Computing with Containers; 7 Life in Cells; 8 Container World; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Summary A cultural history of the shipping container as a crucible of globalization and a cultural paradigm.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780262328241 (electronic bk.)
0262328240 (electronic bk.)
9780262328258 (electronic bk.)
0262328259 (electronic bk.)
9780262328234 (electronic bk.)
0262328232 (electronic bk.)
9780262028578
0262028573
OCLC # 905221711
Additional Format Print version: Klose, Alexander, 1969- Container-Prinzip. English. Container principle 9780262028578 (DLC) 2014016713 (OCoLC)879370825


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