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There was no single organizing force to the network, but it quickly enrolled new people and things into its organization, defining both a new discipline and new relations around the world. But why did this reinvention of economic geography happen when it did? The post-war years were a period of massive expansion of higher education in both North America and Britain. In part, this occurred because of wider structural changes in economy and society turning on the rise of managerial Fordism and a Keynesian welfare state.

In 1940 McCarty had published The geographic basis of American economic life, on the surface a conventional regional account of US economic geography. Its intellectual point of departure was fundamentally different from Hartshorne's, however. Regions were McCarty's unit of analysis neither because of the authority of Hettner, nor because 22 TREVOR J. BARNES they were convenient integrative units, but because market forces made economic geographical reality that way (McCarty, 1940, p. 19). There is a hard economic conceptual logic driving McCarty's analysis based upon market forces, which was new to the discipline, and represented by economic theory.

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