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The Geography of Iron and Steel

1st Edition

By Allan M. Williams


190 pages

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This volume provides a survey of the world’s iron-ore resources during the 1960s and the distribution of the iron and steel industries. There are specific chapters on the UK , Western Europe, the USSR, the USA and smaller sections on Africa, Latin America and South East Asia. Particular attention is paid to the political aspects of the steel industry, for example in Post-War Germany.

Table of Contents

1. The Art and Science of Iron-Working 2. The Ores of iron 3. The Modern Iron and Steel Works 4. United Kingdom 5. The Iron and Steel Industries of Western Europe 6. The Iron and Steel Industry of the Soviet Sphere 8. The Underdeveloped Countries

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Economic Geography

The books in this set, originally published between 1968 and 1992 introduce the reader to the many lines of thought in the literature on economic geography and tie these various aspects together within the concept of the economy. As well as providing a comprehensive overview of the Western European economy since the Second World War, and including specific studies and assessments of the Dutch and Italian economies, these volumes examine the economic factors that have shaped cities and patterns of urbanization.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography