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Trade and Traffic

John Landers

in The Field and the Forge: Population, Production, and Power in the Pre-industrial West

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199279579
eISBN:
9780191719448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279579.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History, Economic History

The growth of output and the formation of centralised political structures in organic economies both involved the coordination of activities across growing distances, or ‘spatial integration’. ... More


The Second Kondratiev Wave: The Age of Iron Railways, Steam Power, and Mechanization

Chris Freeman and Francisco Louçã

in As Time Goes By: From the Industrial Revolutions to the Information Revolution

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199251056
eISBN:
9780191596278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199251053.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

Major inventions and improvements in the design of high‐pressure steam engines made it possible to use them for steam‐powered locomotives as well as for steamships and a widening range of industrial ... More


Global Comparisons

M. Ramachandran

in Metro Rail Projects In India: A Study In Project Planning

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198073987
eISBN:
9780199080847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198073987.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter compares transport planning in India with those in other countries. London, for instance, has a noteworthy system as far as good urban planning is concerned. The city follows a unique ... More


Transport Sectors in Turkey

Nergiz Dinçer

in The Liberalization of Transportation Services in the EU and Turkey

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198753407
eISBN:
9780191815041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753407.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, International

The chapter discusses the transport sectors in Turkey. After providing a general overview of the Turkish road, rail, maritime, and air transport sectors, the chapter emphasizes the current state of ... More


Liberalizing Transport Sectors and the Effects of Infrastructure Development: The Turkish Case

Güzin Bayar

in The Liberalization of Transportation Services in the EU and Turkey

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198753407
eISBN:
9780191815041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753407.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, International

This chapter studying the liberalization of transport sectors and the effects of infrastructure development in Turkey first studies the opening up of Turkish transport sectors. Noting that barriers ... More


The Liberalization of Transportation Services in the EU and Turkey

Sübidey Togan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198753407
eISBN:
9780191815041
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198753407.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics, International

This book is about the liberalization of transportation services. Since barriers to trade in services are typically regulatory in nature, and the outcomes of services liberalization depend heavily on ... More


The Globalisation of the Oceans: Containerisation from the 1950s to the Present

Frank Broeze

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973007336
eISBN:
9781786944719
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973007336.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book maintains that container shipping is vital to the actualisation of globalisation, and that without it, globalisation would remain a concept rather than reality. It argues that container ... More


Ethiopian Wheat and American Tires: Gulf Food Security and World War II

Eckart Woertz

in Oil for Food: The Global Food Crisis and the Middle East

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199659487
eISBN:
9780191749155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659487.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Vulnerability to food import disruptions has been part of the collective consciousness in the Gulf throughout the twentieth century. World War II offers an interesting case study for how such ... More


India-Myanmar Relations: Assessing the Prospects for Greater Connectivity with Southeast Asia

Frédéric Grare

in India Turns East: International Engagement and US-China Rivalry

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190859336
eISBN:
9780190872595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190859336.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The search for greater connectivity with Southeast Asia is driving the evolution of the relationship between India and Myanmar. A partnership with Naypyidaw could help India’s integration with the ... More


May

Jules Pretty

in The East Country: Almanac Tales of Valley and Shore

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501709333
eISBN:
9781501709340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501709333.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter details the east country in May, when officials declared drought. Hosepipes were banned, and water anxiety grew. However, a shift came without warning. Dry heat dissolved to fronts and ... More


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