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McLean, Malcolm Purcell 1913-2001

Works: 16 works in 36 publications in 2 languages and 1,715 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  History  Biography 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Malcolm Purcell McLean
The container story( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A film about the history of containers which ship goods all over the world. The innovation of a way of getting the container from a tractor trailer to a cargo ship without removing the goods was such an important step in the history of consumerism. Two men, one in North Carolina and one in Germany, made this change happen. Malcolm P. McLean of Maxton, North Carolina built a trucking company and Bodo Meyer, a dockworker in Bremen, Germany helped standardized the industry
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.35 (from 0.25 for Fighting t ... to 0.91 for The box : ...)

Alternative Names
Malcolm McLean

Malcom McLean americký průkopník kontejnerizace

Malcom McLean Amerikaans reder (1913-2001)

Malcom McLean armador estadounidense

Malcom McLean imprenditore statunitense

Malcom McLean US-amerikanischer Reeder und Begründer des multimodalen Verkehrs

Malcom Purcell McLean

Малкольм Маклин

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