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By Michael Lindberg,Daniel Todd

ISBN-10: 0275979245

ISBN-13: 9780275979249

The growth of the shipbuilding in Britain and the USA among 1938 and 1945 used to be one of many maximum monetary feats in background. This learn examines intimately the unheard of development either in overall commercial ability and that of person shipyards. Lindberg and Todd transcend the conventional descriptive ancient account of this enlargement to investigate it throughout the software of a geographical standpoint. in particular, they follow the geographic thoughts of clustering and agglomeration to the service provider and naval shipbuilding industries of either countries in this very important era.

Beginning with the emergence of a contemporary shipbuilding strength within the overdue 19th century, the authors learn how those geographic recommendations have been steadily applied in either the us and Britain due to new technological calls for on navies in addition to altering geostrategic concerns. whereas global warfare I marked the preliminary large-scale instance of clustering/agglomeration, the interwar interval might witness a short dying of either the and the key shipyard agglomerations. this significant paintings explains how, end result of the conflict, the governments and the shipbuilding industries of 2 countries have been in a position to reconstitute and enormously extend their features within the face of ever-increasing calls for for either warships and service provider vessels.

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