The Craft of the Story Teller.- The Firm at Home and Abroad.- Logistics and Programming.- The Struggling Masses.- Arbitrage in the Grand Scheme.- Ferrying Inputs and Outputs.- What the Firm Does On-Site.- Staking Out the Firm's Market.- The Cautious Farmer and the Local Market.- Farming for Cash.- The City and Its Hinterland.- Local Production and Consumption.
First major book on traditional location theory since Beckmann's Location Theory in 1968
Will cover all the major developments in the intervening period
Fresh, interdisciplinary approach links ideas on location theory from different areas
Provides by far the most comprehensive treatment of firm location theory in the literature, with an extensive bibliography