Anglo-American Shipbuilding in World War II: A Geographical by Michael Lindberg,Daniel Todd

By Michael Lindberg,Daniel Todd

The growth of the shipbuilding in Britain and the U.S. among 1938 and 1945 was once one of many maximum financial feats in background. This examine examines intimately the unparalleled development either in overall business potential and that of person shipyards. Lindberg and Todd transcend the conventional descriptive ancient account of this growth to research it during the program of a geographical viewpoint. particularly, they observe the geographic recommendations of clustering and agglomeration to the service provider and naval shipbuilding industries of either international locations in this important era.

Beginning with the emergence of a latest shipbuilding strength within the past due 19th century, the authors study how those geographic options have been gradually carried out in either the U.S. and Britain because of new technological calls for on navies in addition to altering geostrategic issues. whereas global warfare I marked the preliminary large-scale instance of clustering/agglomeration, the interwar interval may witness a short death of either the and the main shipyard agglomerations. this significant paintings explains how, end result of the warfare, the governments and the shipbuilding industries of 2 countries have been capable of reconstitute and vastly extend their features within the face of ever-increasing calls for for either warships and service provider vessels.

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