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The geography of transport systems

Author: Jean-Paul Rodrigue; Claude Comtois; Brian Slack
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This second edition offers new topics and approaches that have emerged as critical issues in contemporary transport systems, including security, energy, supply chain management and GIS-T.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Rodrigue, Jean-Paul, 1967-
Geography of transport systems.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2009
(DLC) 2008040189
(OCoLC)253637853
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-Paul Rodrigue; Claude Comtois; Brian Slack
ISBN: 9780203884157 0203884159 9786612124570 6612124571
OCLC Number: 417813751
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 352 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Plates; Figures; Tables; Preface; 1 Transportation and geography; 2 Transportation and the spatial structure; 3 Transportation and the economy; 4 Transportation modes; 5 Transportation terminals; 6 International trade and freight distribution; 7 Urban transportation; 8 Transportation, energy and environment; 9 Transportation planning and policy; 10 Conclusion: Issues and challenges in transport geography; Glossary; Index.
Responsibility: Jean-Paul Rodrigue, Claude Comtois and Brian Slack.

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