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Isn’t That Spatial is the podcast dedicated to casual geography and the spatial component of whatever. On this episode, we’re exploring the wild world of logistics – from the original Amazon (the US Postal Service) to the, well, actual Amazon. We’re taking a peek behind these “hidden” infrastructures and seeing how they impact our urban areas.

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Show Notes

Books I mentioned on this episode

Learning from Logistics by Clare Lyster

How the Post Office Created America by Winifred Gallagher

Public Things by Bonnie Honig

Other Sources

Urban Omnibus on the Little Black Boxes in our urban areas

A brief early history of the US Postal Service and its role as the original logistics provider in the nation

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Transcontinental Airmail Map, 1924

Just logistics

 

The Rule of Logistics

Geography of Logistics and Architecture