1st Edition

The Netherlands/h

ISBN 9780367294281
Published June 30, 2020 by Routledge
202 Pages

USD $149.95

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Book Description

One popular view of the Netherlands is that of a society oriented towards agriculture and associated processing industries. The primary aim of the first half of this book is to chart this evolutionary process and its formative influences, thereby providing a background to the contemporary industrial scene. The early chapters offer initial insights into inter-regional industrial contrasts and into the problems that beset regional manufacturing economies.

Table of Contents

Preface -- Historical and Geographical Background -- The Developing Industrial Economy -- Regional Variations in Selected Industries -- Regional Policies -- The Northern Randstad Wing -- The Southern Randstad Wing and the Delta -- North Brabant -- Limburg -- The East -- The North -- The European Dimension -- Appendix

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Dr David Pinder, University pf Southampton, UK.