This book analyzes the distribution of the urban population in the United States. It attempts to summarize some pertinent historic developments and some locational discussions presented in the literature, by detailed analysis of individual industries.
Part 1: Introduction. Part 2: Manufacturing Industries 1. Mining 2. Furniture, Lumber & Wood 3. Primary Metal 4. Fabricated Metal Products 5. Machinery 6. Electrical Machinery 7. Motor Vehicles 8. Transportation Equipment Other Than Motor Vehicles 9. Other Durable Goods 10. Textiles 11. Apparel 12. Chemicals 13. Other Non-Durable Goods
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.