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Shipping Makes the World Go Round

  • Alice J. FriedemannEmail author
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Energy book series (BRIEFSENERGY)

Abstract

Until fossil fuels arrived, wood from forests determined the wealth and power of nations. Trees were the energy source that industry used to make iron, glass, brick, and ceramics; the fuel to heat and cook with, and also the material for homes, barns, furniture, tools, fences, barrels, wagons, and hundreds of other products.

Keywords

Container Ship Rail Transport Marine Diesel Engine Sailing Ship Complex Supply Chain 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.OaklandUSA

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