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Seaports and Development

The Experience of Kenya and Tanzania

By B. S. Hoyle

© 2011 – Routledge

270 pages

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About the Book

This book, originally published in 1983, demonstrates the importance of seaports in the growth of less-developed countries. The author focuses on the character of port activity within the context of transport systems and regional economic planning. General principles of port development are illustrated by detailed reference to one Third World port group, that of the Indian Ocean coasts of Kenya and Tanzania. The objective is not merely to illustrate the character of one specific group of ports, but to demonstrate methods of analysis and to underline the crucial role of ports in the development process.

Table of Contents

1. Transport Systems and Seaport Development 2. Environmental Influences on Seaport Growth 3. Seaport Hierarchies 4. Modern Seaport Systems 5. Seaport Installations and Operation 6. Seaport Throughput 7. Hinterlands and Forelands 8. Seaports and the Development Process

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Development

Routledge Library Editions: Development will re-issue works which address economic, political and social aspects of development. Published over more than four decades these books trace the emergence of development as one of the most important contemporary issues and one of the key areas of study for modern social science.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development / Economic Development
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development / Sustainable Development
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / Urban