Table of contents for The box : how the shipping container made the world smaller and the world economy bigger / Marc Levinson.

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Contents
Acknowledgments 6
Chapter 1. The World the Box Made 9
Chapter 2. Gridlock on the Docks 26
Chapter 3. The Trucker 50
Chapter 4. The System 72
Chapter 5. The Battle for New York's Port 99
Chapter 6. Union Disunion 128
Chapter 7. Setting the Standard 160
Chapter 8. Takeoff 188
Chapter 9. Vietnam 213
Chapter 10. Ports in a Storm 235
Chapter 11. Boom and Bust 263
Chapter 12. The Bigness Complex 286
Chapter 13. The Shippers' Revenge 303
Chapter 14. Just in Time 326
Abbreviations 343
Notes 344
Bibliography 439
Index

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Containerization -- History.
McLean, Malcolm Purcell, 1913-2001.