By Michael Lindberg,Daniel Todd
The growth of the shipbuilding in Britain and the USA among 1938 and 1945 was once one of many maximum financial feats in historical past. This examine examines intimately the extraordinary development either in overall business potential and that of person shipyards. Lindberg and Todd transcend the conventional descriptive ancient account of this growth to investigate it during the program of a geographical viewpoint. particularly, they practice 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 power within the past due 19th century, the authors learn how those geographic recommendations have been gradually carried out in either the us and Britain due to new technological calls for on navies in addition to altering geostrategic issues. whereas international conflict I marked the preliminary large-scale instance of clustering/agglomeration, the interwar interval could witness a short death of either the and the most important shipyard agglomerations. this crucial paintings explains how, due to the battle, the governments and the shipbuilding industries of 2 countries have been in a position to reconstitute and tremendously extend their functions within the face of ever-increasing calls for for either warships and service provider vessels.
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Anglo-American Shipbuilding in World War II: A Geographical Perspective by Michael Lindberg,Daniel Todd