Globalizing L. A. Trade, Infrastructure, and Regional Development

ISBN-10: 0804746818
ISBN-13: 9780804746816
Edition: 2004
Authors: Steven P. Erie
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Description: The author chronicles LA's emergence as the nation's leading trade centre and gateway to the Pacific Rim in the 20th century, exploring recent epic battles over port development, expanding LAX, creating a new international airport in Orange County,  More...

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Book details

List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Stanford University Press
Publication date: 2/24/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

The author chronicles LA's emergence as the nation's leading trade centre and gateway to the Pacific Rim in the 20th century, exploring recent epic battles over port development, expanding LAX, creating a new international airport in Orange County, building the Alameda Corridor rail link and more.

Tables, Figures, and Photos
Preface
Overview
"Gateway for the Pacific Rim"
Regional Trade Catalysts: Local Markets and Governments
Historical Development: Entrepreneurial Visions and Deeds, 1880-1992
Local Foundations: Creating the Global Gateways, 1880-1932
Building for Regional and Global Markets: Leadership and Innovation, 1933-1992
Mounting Challenges: The Riordan Years, 1993-2001
Weathering Storms at the Ports
Building Trade Corridors
International-Airport Development: At Stall Speed
The New Millennium: At the Global Crossroads
Rethinking Global Los Angeles: New Challenges and Formulas
Notes
Index

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